cozy cozy  /ˈkoʊ zi/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a padded cloth covering to keep a teapot warm
  2. (adj) enjoying or affording comforting warmth and shelter especially in a small space
  3. (adj) having or fostering a warm or friendly and informal atmosphere
  4. (adj) suggesting connivance

Usage(s):

  1. It is the latest in a series of black eyes for the FDA over unsafe foods, dangerous medicines such as Vioxx and allegedly cozy ties with the pharmaceutical industry it regulates.
  2. Accommodations can range from simple yurts to posh lodges, but even the most rustic have cozy beds.
  3. In the cozy glow of the Crimea, the Big Three presumably were not abashed by the change.

News

  1. Indianapolis 500 preview: Will this be the Year of the Woman?

    INDIANAPOLIS — Katherine Legge didn't know she'd have a shot at the Indianapolis 500 until it was time to qualify, when Schmidt Peterson Motorsports decided to put her in its second car at the last second. Pippa Mann chatted with tire makers, dropped in on the folks from the television networks and even tried to get cozy with engine maker Honda in the hopes of landing a ride. Both of them have ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Benton Evening News

  2. A Fresh Start For Shoreline's Copper Beech Inn

    Elegant Landmark Reopens With New, Well, Everything For decades the historic Copper Beech Inn in Ivoryton set the bar when it came to fine dining. The award-winning landmark not only offered cozy accommodations, but was best known for its elegant open-to-the- public elegant main dining room and eventually its more casual tavern, Brasserie Pip. In recent years however, the inn and its restaurants ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Hartford Courant

  3. For severely wounded dog, happiness is a warm home

    Chloe the Shih Tzu sashays her way across the hardwood floor, a hot-pink vest secured around her small body, her sandy-colored hair pulled into a tiny ponytail to show off her warm brown eyes. She stops at the feet of Abby Dunlap, who is sitting in a cozy armchair in ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Washington Times

Quotes

  1. "For too long, for a decade or more, there has been a cozy relationship between the oil companies and the federal agency that permits them to drill," said Obama. "It seems as if permits were too often issued based on little more than...
    on May 14, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: TIME

  2. "Millions of people worldwide saw it was a blatant double hand ball, not to mention a double offside," Ahern said. "We should put the powers that be in the cozy world of FIFA on the spot and demand a replay."
    on Nov 19, 2009 By: Dermot Ahern Source: New York Times

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