Comfortable - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈkʌmftəbl|  American pronunciation of the word comfortable
Brit.  |ˈkʌmf(ə)təb(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word comfortable


- more than adequate
the home team had a comfortable lead
- sufficient to provide comfort
a comfortable salary
- in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich (syn: easy, prosperous, well-heeled, well-off, well-to-do)
they were comfortable or even wealthy by some standards

Extra examples

These shoes aren't very comfortable for walking.

I can't seem to find a comfortable position in this chair.

Are you comfortable enough in that chair?

The nurse turned the patient on his side and asked him if he was comfortable.

I was just getting comfortable when the phone rang.

They stayed at a comfortable distance from the crowd.

He has a comfortable job.

She makes a comfortable living as a journalist.

They enjoy a comfortable lifestyle.

The bed wasn't particularly comfortable.

Joyce has a comfortable apartment in Portland.

Wear loose, comfortable clothing.

Linen is very comfortable to wear.

I was so comfortable and warm in bed I didn't want to get up.

Sit down and make yourself comfortable.

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