com·​fy | \ ˈkəm(p)-fē How to pronounce comfy (audio) \
comfier; comfiest

Definition of comfy

: comfortable a comfy sofa a comfy routine

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Synonyms & Antonyms for comfy


comfortable, cozy, cushy, easy, snug, soft



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Examples of comfy in a Sentence

couldn't wait to return home and sleep in his own comfy bed customers are not likely to get too comfy in the restaurant's unforgiving chairs

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By 2014, the iPhone had long since taken up all of Apple’s attention, and so the company quietly put the iPod to bed for good, presumably in a nice, comfy room down the hall from the Zune and the Rio. Andrew Daniels, Popular Mechanics, "Would You Pay $20,000 for an Original iPod?," 9 May 2019 Companies like Domio, Lyric and Sonder lease a number of floors in commercial or residential buildings, stock them with comfy furnishings, then rent them out for short-term stays. Konrad Putzier, WSJ, "Airbnb, Marriott Battle Upstarts for Short-Term Rental Market," 7 May 2019 Super comfy shoe brand Allbirds has basically taken over the internet since its 2016 launch. Shanon Maglente, Good Housekeeping, "Allbirds Just Dropped the Most Comfortable Ballet Flat You'll Ever Wear," 2 May 2019 Luckily, the artist also found time to chill with his family, as seen in this ultra-stylish Instagram posted by Jada Pinkett Smith, featuring Jaden, Will, Jada, and Willow all dressed in chic yet comfy attire. De Elizabeth, Teen Vogue, "Kacey Musgraves, Tierra Whack, and More Coachella 2019 Weekend 2 Best Celebrity Looks," 21 Apr. 2019 The designer added his signature utilitarian-fashion vibe by giving the comfy boots a neon-orange label and safety-yellow pull tab at the back. Tyler Watamanuk, GQ, "Heron Preston x Ugg Is the Streetwear-Friendly Cozy Boot You Didn't Know You Wanted," 19 Apr. 2018 In these vexing times comfy, cocooning furniture is having a moment. Stephen Wallis, Town & Country, "This Polar Bear Sofa Is Beloved By the Very Rich," 15 Apr. 2019 Oliver Peoples sunglasses, $385, Oliver Peoples, 366 West Broadway, New York Buckle into these orange flats, which are bold and comfy at the same time. WSJ, "7 Sorbet-Colored Pieces Your Wardrobe’s Craving," 9 Apr. 2019 But every once in a while, the Duchess wants to wear a comfy pair of flats. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "Meghan Markle's Favorite Sarah Flint Flats Are Finally Back in Stock," 3 Apr. 2019

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First Known Use of comfy

1829, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for comfy

by shortening & alteration — see comfort entry 1

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English Language Learners Definition of comfy

informal : physically comfortable

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