adjective, snugger, snuggest.
warmly comfortable or cozy, as a place, accommodations, etc.:
a snug little house.
fitting closely, as a garment:
a snug jacket.
more or less compact or limited in size, and sheltered or warm:
a snug harbor.
trim, neat, or compactly arranged, as a ship or its parts.
comfortably circumstanced, as persons.
pleasant or agreeable, especially in a small, exclusive way:
a snug coterie of writers.
enabling one to live in comfort:
a snug fortune.
secret; concealed; well-hidden:
a snug hideout.
verb (used without object), snugged, snugging.
to lie closely or comfortably; nestle.
verb (used with object), snugged, snugging.
to make snug.
Nautical. to prepare for a storm by taking in sail, lashing deck gear, etc. (usually followed by down).
in a snug manner:
The shirt fit snug around the neck.
British. a small, secluded room in a tavern, as for private parties.
adjective snugger, snuggest
comfortably warm and well-protected; cosy: the children were snug in bed during the blizzard
small but comfortable: a snug cottage
well-ordered; compact: a snug boat
sheltered and secure: a snug anchorage
fitting closely and comfortably
offering safe concealment
(in Britain and Ireland) one of the bars in certain pubs, offering intimate seating for only a few persons
(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
to make or become comfortable and warm
(transitive) (nautical) to make (a vessel) ready for a storm by lashing down gear
noun, plural snuggeries. British. 1. a snug place or position. 2. a comfortable or cozy room. noun (pl) -geries 1. a cosy and comfortable place or room 2. another name for snug (sense 7)
noun, (used with a plural verb) Informal. 1. warm knitted underwear, especially long underpants, for women or children.
verb (used without object), snuggled, snuggling. 1. to lie or press closely, as for comfort or from affection; nestle; cuddle. verb (used with object), snuggled, snuggling. 2. to draw or press closely against, as for comfort or from affection. noun 3. the act of snuggling. verb 1. (usually intransitive; usually foll by down, up, or […]