NounCottage (plural Cottages)
- A small house; a cot; a hut.
- A seasonal home of any size or stature. A recreational home or a home in a remote location.
- (intransitive, UK, slang) Of men: To have homosexual sex in a public lavatory; to practice cottaging.
- To stay at a seasonal home, to go cottaging.
Adjectives for Cottage
peaceful; picturesque; coquettish; traditional; straggling; green-shuttered; nestling; squat; smoke-grimed; vine-clad; pyramidal; secluded; luxurious; abandoned; modest; dim-lit; enchanted; attractive; cozy; ancient; rustic; authentic; pert; suburban; eerie; mysterious; gray; small; tidy; weathered; low; lovable; dream; midget; thatched; attendant; prim; backyard; urban; lakefront; lakeside; modern; historic; hilltop.
Verbs for Cottage
abide in—; adorn—; brighten—; construct—; dot with —s; manage -; dwell in—; erect— forsake—; furnish—; inhabit—; lease— lodge in—; rent—; repair to—; shade— shelter—; —cheers; —invites; — line; —secludes.
Anglo-Norman, from Old English cot 'cot, cottage' and -age 'surrounding property', from Proto-Germanic *kutan (compare Old Norse kot, Middle High German kūz 'execution pit'), from Scytho-Sarmatian *kuta (compare Avestan kata 'chamber').
Aldine, Arabesque, Byzantine, Canevari, Etruscan, Grolier, Harleian, Jansenist, Maioli, Roxburgh, blockhouse, box, bungalow, cabin, chalet, cot, cote, dentelle, fanfare, hut, lodge, log cabin, love nest, pied-a-terre, pointille, shack, shanty, snuggery