WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
com•fort•a•ble /ˈkʌmftəbəl, ˈkʌmfɚtəbəl/USA pronunciation   adj. 
  1. (of clothing, furniture, etc.) producing or giving physical comfort:a comfortable old couch.
  2. in a state of physical or mental comfort;
    contented and undisturbed:[be + ~]I was comfortable sitting in the old chair.
  3. adequate or sufficient:a comfortable salary.
com•fort•a•ble•ness, n. [uncountable]
com•fort•a•bly, adv. 

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
com•fort•a•ble  (kumftə bəl, kumfər tə bəl),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. (of clothing, furniture, etc.) producing or affording physical comfort, support, or ease:a comfortable chair; comfortable shoes.
  2. being in a state of physical or mental comfort;
    contented and undisturbed;
    at ease:to be comfortable in new shoes; I don't feel comfortable in the same room with her.
  3. (of a person, situation, etc.) producing mental comfort or ease;
    easy to accommodate oneself to or associate with:She's a comfortable person to be with.
  4. more than adequate or sufficient:a comfortable salary.
  5. [Obs.]cheerful.

n. 
  1. Dialect Terms[Chiefly Northern U.S.]a quilted bedcover;
    comforter.
comfort•a•ble•ness, com′fort•a•bili•ty, n. 
comfort•a•bly, adv. 
  • Anglo-French confortable. See comfort, -able
  • Middle English 1350–1400


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

comfortable /ˈkʌmftəbəl; ˈkʌmfətəbəl/ adj
  1. giving comfort or physical relief
  2. at ease
  3. free from affliction or pain
  4. (of a person or situation) relaxing
  5. informal having adequate income
  6. informal (of income) adequate to provide comfort

ˈcomfortably adv



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