Definition of cosily adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈkəʊzɪli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkoʊzɪli//
    (British English) (North American English cozily)
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  1. 1in a way that is warm, comfortable and safe, especially because of being small or confined synonym snugly sitting cosily by the fire
  2. 2in a friendly and private way They chatted cosily about the plays they planned to see.
  3. 3(often disapproving) in a way that is easy and convenient, but not always honest or right It is claimed that the drug companies ‘coexist very cosily indeed’ with the public health authorities.

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