Cosy vs Copsy - What's the difference?

cosy | copsy |


As adjectives the difference between cosy and copsy

is that cosy is affording comfort and warmth; snug; social while copsy is characterized by copses.

As a noun cosy

is a padded or knit covering put on an item to keep it warm, especially a teapot or egg.

As a verb cosy

is to become snug and comfortable.

cosy

English

Alternative forms

* cosey * cosie * cozey * cozie * cozy (North America)

Adjective

(er)
  • Affording comfort and warmth; snug; social
  • * 1785', , ''Holy Fair'' - While some are ' cozie i' the neuk, / An' forming assignations / To meet some day
  • * 1836', , ''The Pickwick Papers'', ch 30 - after Mr. Bob Sawyer had informed him that he meant to be very ' cosy , and that his friend Ben was to be one of the party, they shook hands and separated
  • Synonyms

    * snug

    Hyponyms

    *

    Noun

    (cosies)
  • A padded or knit covering put on an item to keep it warm, especially a teapot or egg.
  • Derived terms

    * tea cosy * egg-cosy

    Verb

  • To become snug and comfortable.
  • To become friendly with.
  • He spent all day cosying up to the new boss, hoping for a plum assignment.

    Anagrams

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    copsy

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Characterized by copses.
  • Copsy villages.
    Copsy banks.
    (Webster 1913)