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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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
Recent Examples on the Web Then get comfy, with a striped pillow that has virtually every color of the rainbow woven into the fabric. Angela Serratore, Country Living, "5 Summer-Ready Patio Looks (And The Furniture and Decor To Make It Happen)," 8 Apr. 2021 You guys can get all dolled up and be comfy at home. Anne Victoria Clark, Vulture, "Eurovision Songwriter Savan Kotecha on His Oscar Nom, Will Ferrell’s Voice, and Visiting Húsavík," 15 Mar. 2021 Take a tip from Joey Tribbiani and grab a comfy chair, because Best Value Schools, a college and university ranking website, is looking for five of the perfect candidates to get paid to watch the first five seasons of Friends. Andrea Romano, Travel + Leisure, "You Can Get Paid $1,000 to Watch 5 Seasons of 'Friends'," 27 Feb. 2021 So get comfy, get cozy, and get ready to once again be terrified by the horrors of the real world. Rosie Knight,, "16 Truly Terrifying Documentaries & Where To Find Them," 15 Oct. 2020 The easygoing style hits the trifecta of cute, comfy, and practical—and celebs like Billie Eilish, Sophie Turner, Bella Hadid, and Dua Lipa have all embraced the trend for serving lewks during the warmer months. Talia Abbas, Glamour, "19 Best Sweat Shorts to Help You Usher In Summer," 12 Apr. 2021 Look for breathable fabrics that will keep your feet dry as well as cushioning key areas to keep your feet comfy during long days on the trail. Los Angeles Times, "Hiking wardrobe hit a plateau? Here’s how to level up," 13 Mar. 2021 The remote worker typing away while lounging on a comfy couch or bed is a familiar image. Larry English, Forbes, "The Hidden Costs When Remote Workers Spend All Day On The Couch," 9 Mar. 2021 Or gift them indulgent soaps, shampoos, and body lotions (to maximize super-quick showers) and extra-comfy loungewear. Keep up the energy with games. Brie Dyas, Country Living, "Fun Ideas for a Virtual Baby Shower," 7 May 2020

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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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Last Updated

28 Apr 2021

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“Comfy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of comfy

informal : physically comfortable

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