Definitions for comfortableˈkʌmf tə bəl, ˈkʌm fər tə bəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

com•fort•a•bleˈkʌmf tə bəl, ˈkʌm fər tə bəl(adj.)

  1. (of clothing, furniture, etc.) producing or affording physical comfort, support, or ease.

  2. being in a state of physical or mental comfort; contented and undisturbed; at ease.

  3. (of a person, situation, etc.) easy to associate or deal with.

  4. sufficient:

    a comfortable salary.

Origin of comfortable:

1350–1400; ME < AF

com′fort•a•bly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. comfortable, comfy(adj)

    providing or experiencing physical well-being or relief (`comfy' is informal)

    "comfortable clothes"; "comfortable suburban houses"; "made himself comfortable in an armchair"; "the antihistamine made her feel more comfortable"; "are you comfortable?"; "feeling comfy now?"

  2. comfortable(adj)

    free from stress or conducive to mental ease; having or affording peace of mind

    "was settled in a comfortable job, one for which he was well prepared"; "the comfortable thought that nothing could go wrong"; "was comfortable in his religious beliefs"; "she's a comfortable person to be with"; "she felt comfortable with her fiance's parents"

  3. comfortable(adj)

    more than adequate

    "the home team had a comfortable lead"

  4. comfortable(adj)

    sufficient to provide comfort

    "a comfortable salary"

  5. comfortable, easy, prosperous, well-fixed, well-heeled, well-off, well-situated, well-to-do(adj)

    in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich

    "they were comfortable or even wealthy by some standards"; "easy living"; "a prosperous family"; "his family is well-situated financially"; "well-to-do members of the community"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. comfortable(adjective)ˈkʌmf tə bəl, ˈkʌm fər tə bəl

    relaxed and not in pain

    Are you comfortable sitting there?; Lie down and make yourself comfortable.

  2. comfortableˈkʌmf tə bəl, ˈkʌm fər tə bəl

    relaxing and causing no pain

    a comfortable sofa/bed; comfortable shoes/pants

  3. comfortableˈkʌmf tə bəl, ˈkʌm fər tə bəl

    at ease and not feeling awkward

    not comfortable with speaking in public

  4. comfortableˈkʌmf tə bəl, ˈkʌm fər tə bəl

    having enough money and food

    a very comfortable life

Wiktionary

  1. comfortable(Adjective)

    Comforting, providing comfort; consolatory.

  2. comfortable(Adjective)

    Amply sufficient, satisfactory.

  3. comfortable(Adjective)

    Providing comfort and ease; agreeable.

    This is the most comfortable bed I've ever slept in.

  4. comfortable(Adjective)

    In a state of comfort and content.

    I'll be quite comfortable here, what a great guestroom!

Webster Dictionary

  1. Comfortable(adj)

    strong; vigorous; valiant

  2. Comfortable(adj)

    serviceable; helpful

  3. Comfortable(adj)

    affording or imparting comfort or consolation; able to comfort; cheering; as, a comfortable hope

  4. Comfortable(adj)

    in a condition of comfort; having comforts; not suffering or anxious; hence, contented; cheerful; as, to lead a comfortable life

  5. Comfortable(adj)

    free, or comparatively free, from pain or distress; -- used of a sick person

  6. Comfortable(noun)

    a stuffed or quilted coverlet for a bed; a comforter; a comfort

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'comfortable' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2637

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'comfortable' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2404

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'comfortable' in Adjectives Frequency: #340


Translations for comfortable

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

comfortable(adjective)

in comfort; pleasantly relaxed

He looked very comfortable in his chair.

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