Basic+ Word of the Day: comfortable

comfortable (adjective) LISTEN

My dog's bed is comfortable.

If something is comfortable, it means that it feels nice for your body and doesn’t give you any pain.

  • My new shoes aren't very comfortable.

If you are comfortable, it means that your body feels good and isn’t in any pain.

  • I'm so comfortable; I don't want to get out of bed!

If you are comfortable, it can also mean that you don’t have to worry about something. We often use this with not.

  • I don't feel comfortable about asking her for money.

Related words

Comfy is a word that means the same as comfortable (meanings 1 and 2). For example, “This chair is comfy.”

Uncomfortable is the opposite of comfortable. Example: “These shoes are uncomfortable! I can’t walk in them.”

There are other meanings of comfortable.

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