Snug



adjective, snugger, snuggest.
1.
warmly comfortable or cozy, as a place, accommodations, etc.:
a snug little house.
2.
fitting closely, as a garment:
a snug jacket.
3.
more or less compact or limited in size, and sheltered or warm:
a snug harbor.
4.
trim, neat, or compactly arranged, as a ship or its parts.
5.
comfortably circumstanced, as persons.
6.
pleasant or agreeable, especially in a small, exclusive way:
a snug coterie of writers.
7.
enabling one to live in comfort:
a snug fortune.
8.
secret; concealed; well-hidden:
a snug hideout.
verb (used without object), snugged, snugging.
9.
to lie closely or comfortably; nestle.
verb (used with object), snugged, snugging.
10.
to make snug.
11.
Nautical. to prepare for a storm by taking in sail, lashing deck gear, etc. (usually followed by down).
adverb
12.
in a snug manner:
The shirt fit snug around the neck.
noun
13.
British. a small, secluded room in a tavern, as for private parties.
adjective snugger, snuggest
1.
comfortably warm and well-protected; cosy: the children were snug in bed during the blizzard
2.
small but comfortable: a snug cottage
3.
well-ordered; compact: a snug boat
4.
sheltered and secure: a snug anchorage
5.
fitting closely and comfortably
6.
offering safe concealment
noun
7.
(in Britain and Ireland) one of the bars in certain pubs, offering intimate seating for only a few persons
8.
(engineering) a small peg under the head of a bolt engaging with a slot in the bolted component to prevent the bolt turning when the nut is tightened
verb snugs, snugging, snugged
9.
to make or become comfortable and warm
10.
(transitive) (nautical) to make (a vessel) ready for a storm by lashing down gear

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