Definitions for comfortableˈkʌmf tə bəl, ˈkʌm fər tə bəl

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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"

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  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 DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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

  7. Origin: [OF. confortable.]

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


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