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  • adjective Not cosy.


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un- +‎ cosy


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  • The green plastic lampshade in my sitting-room scattered its uncosy glare over the tidy room, switching the soft grey light outside into sudden black, and evoking the forlornness of institution buildings on winter afternoons.

    Blood Sports Francis, Dick 1967

  • Hams and bacon hung pendent from the heavy rafters, and a line of dish towels and clean shirts behind the range suggested something of the modern cosy, or uncosy, corner.

    Janey Canuck in the West Emily Ferguson 1910

  • So there is uncosy silence in my kitchen until it's time to relax into the warm embrace of Desert Island Discs - but what's happened to that, for heaven's sake? - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph Vicki Woods 2011

  • Lobby and sitting room are in typically uncosy designer mode, and the 18th-floor lounge and bar, with an amazing 360-degree panorama, is only available from 4pm to 9pm, when it becomes a nightclub. news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph 2010


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