Rosier vs Cosier - What's the difference?

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As adjectives the difference between rosier and cosier

is that rosier is (rosy) while cosier is (cosy).

As a noun cosier is

(obsolete) an incompetent tailor.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

rosier

English

Adjective

(head)
  • (rosy)
  • ----

    rosy

    English

    Etymology 1

    From

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Rose-coloured.
  • *
  • If I close my eyes I can see Marie today as I saw her then. Round, rosy face, snub nose, dark hair piled up in a chignon.
  • Resembling rose, as in scent of perfume.
  • Optimistic.
  • Etymology 2

    From Cockney rhyming slang, "Rosie Lee".

    Alternative forms

    * Rosie (more common spelling, as per the etymology)

    Noun

    (-)
  • (slang, British) tea
  • I wish a cup of Rosy .
    I fancy a cup of rosy lee.
    ----

    cosier

    English

    Etymology 1

    Adjective

    (head)
  • (cosy)
  • Etymology 2

    Compare (etyl) coussier maker of mattresses, or couseor tailor.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) An incompetent tailor.
  • (Shakespeare)
    (Webster 1913)

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