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snug 1

 (snŭg)
adj. snug·ger, snug·gest
1. Comfortably sheltered and warm; cozy: The children were snug in their beds.
2. Small but well arranged: a snug apartment. See Synonyms at comfortable.
3.
a. Closely secured and well built; compact: a snug little sailboat.
b. Close-fitting: a snug jacket.
c. Nautical Seaworthy.
4.
a. Offering freedom from financial worry: a snug living.
b. Safe; secure: a snug hideout.
v. snugged, snug·ging, snugs
v.tr.
To make snug or secure.
v.intr.
To nestle; snuggle.
Phrasal Verb:
snug down Nautical
To prepare (a vessel) to weather a storm, as by taking in sail or securing movable gear.

[Of Scandinavian origin; akin to Swedish snygg, neat, trim.]

snug, snug′ly adv.
snug′ness n.

snug 2

 (snŭg)
n. Chiefly British
A very small private room in a pub.

[Short for snuggery.]

snug

(snʌɡ)
adj, snugger or 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. (Clothing & Fashion) fitting closely and comfortably
6. offering safe concealment
n
7. (Brewing) (in Britain and Ireland) one of the bars in certain pubs, offering intimate seating for only a few persons
8. (General Engineering) 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
vb, snugs, snugging or snugged
9. to make or become comfortable and warm
10. (Nautical Terms) (tr) nautical to make (a vessel) ready for a storm by lashing down gear
[C16 (in the sense: prepared for storms (used of a ship)): related to Old Icelandic snöggr short-haired, Swedish snygg tidy, Low German snögger smart]
ˈsnugly adv
ˈsnugness n

snug

(snʌg)

adj. snug•ger, snug•gest, adj.
1. warmly comfortable or cozy, as a place, accommodations, etc.: a snug little house.
2. fitting closely, as a garment.
3. more or less compact or limited in size, and sheltered or warm: a snug harbor.
4. trim or compactly arranged, as a ship or its parts.
5. enabling one to live in comfort: a snug fortune.
6. concealed; well-hidden: a snug hideout.
v.i.
7. to lie closely or comfortably; nestle.
v.t.
8. to make snug.
9. to prepare for a storm by taking in sail, lashing deck gear, etc. (usu. fol. by down).
adv.
10. in a snug manner.
n.
11. Brit. a small, secluded room in a tavern, as for private parties.
[1575–85; perhaps < Old Norse snøggr shorthaired; compare Swedish snygg neat]
snug′ly, adv.
snug′ness, n.

snug


Past participle: snugged
Gerund: snugging

Imperative
snug
snug
Present
I snug
you snug
he/she/it snugs
we snug
you snug
they snug
Preterite
I snugged
you snugged
he/she/it snugged
we snugged
you snugged
they snugged
Present Continuous
I am snugging
you are snugging
he/she/it is snugging
we are snugging
you are snugging
they are snugging
Present Perfect
I have snugged
you have snugged
he/she/it has snugged
we have snugged
you have snugged
they have snugged
Past Continuous
I was snugging
you were snugging
he/she/it was snugging
we were snugging
you were snugging
they were snugging
Past Perfect
I had snugged
you had snugged
he/she/it had snugged
we had snugged
you had snugged
they had snugged
Future
I will snug
you will snug
he/she/it will snug
we will snug
you will snug
they will snug
Future Perfect
I will have snugged
you will have snugged
he/she/it will have snugged
we will have snugged
you will have snugged
they will have snugged
Future Continuous
I will be snugging
you will be snugging
he/she/it will be snugging
we will be snugging
you will be snugging
they will be snugging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been snugging
you have been snugging
he/she/it has been snugging
we have been snugging
you have been snugging
they have been snugging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been snugging
you will have been snugging
he/she/it will have been snugging
we will have been snugging
you will have been snugging
they will have been snugging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been snugging
you had been snugging
he/she/it had been snugging
we had been snugging
you had been snugging
they had been snugging
Conditional
I would snug
you would snug
he/she/it would snug
we would snug
you would snug
they would snug
Past Conditional
I would have snugged
you would have snugged
he/she/it would have snugged
we would have snugged
you would have snugged
they would have snugged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snug - a small secluded roomsnug - a small secluded room    
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
Adj.1.snug - offering safety; well protected or concealed; "a snug harbor"; "a snug hideout"
protected - kept safe or defended from danger or injury or loss; "the most protected spot I could find"
2.snug - fitting closely but comfortably; "a close fit"
tight - closely constrained or constricted or constricting; "tight skirts"; "he hated tight starched collars"; "fingers closed in a tight fist"; "a tight feeling in his chest"
3.snug - well and tightly constructed; "a snug house"; "a snug little sailboat"
tight - of such close construction as to be impermeable; "a tight roof"; "warm in our tight little house"
4.snug - enjoying or affording comforting warmth and shelter especially in a small space; "a cozy nook near the fire"; "snug in bed"; "a snug little apartment"
comfortable, comfy - providing or experiencing physical well-being or relief (`comfy' is informal); "comfortable clothes"; "comfortable suburban houses"; "made himself comfortable in an armchair"; "the antihistamine made her feel more comfortable"; "are you comfortable?"; "feeling comfy now?"

snug

adjective
1. cosy, warm, comfortable, homely, sheltered, intimate, comfy (informal) a snug log cabin
2. tight, close, trim, neat a snug black T-shirt and skin-tight black jeans

snug

adjective
1. Affording pleasurable ease:
Informal: comfy, soft.
2. In good order or clean condition:
Chiefly British: tight.
3. Affording little room for movement:
verb
To lie or press close together, usually with another person or thing:
Translations
دافئ، مُريحمُحْكَم التَّفْصيل
přiléhavýútulný
hyggeligtætsiddende
jól védett
hlÿr og notaleguròéttur, òröngur
gerai prigulęsglaudžiaiprisiglausti
cieši pieguļošsmājīgsomulīgs
priliehavýútulný
bedene oturanrahat ve sıcak

snug

[snʌg]
A. ADJ (snugger (compar) (snuggest (superl)))
1. (= cosy) [house, room] → acogedor; [bed] → confortable
it's nice and snug hereaquí se está bien
to be/feel snugestar/sentirse cómodo
to be snug in bedestar calentito y a gusto en la cama, estar arrebujado en la cama
to be as snug as a bug in a rugestar bien tapadito
2. (= close-fitting) → ajustado, ceñido, justo (esp LAm); (= too tight) → apretado
it's a snug fit [garment] → ciñe bien; [object] → cabe justito
B. N (Brit) (in pub) → salón m pequeño

snug

[ˈsnʌg] adj
(= cosy) → douillet(te), confortable
(= tight) → ajusté(e)
It's a snug fit → C'est bien ajusté.

snug

adj (+er) (= cosy, comfortable)behaglich, gemütlich; (= cosy and warm) bed, garment, room etcmollig warm, behaglich warm; (= sheltered) spot, harbourgeschützt; (= close-fitting)gut sitzend attr; (= tight)eng; to be snug in bed/in one’s sleeping bages im Bett/Schlafsack mollig or behaglich warm haben; I was as snug as a bug in a rug (Brit inf) → es war urgemütlich; it is a good snug fites passt gut
n (Brit, in pub) → kleines Nebenzimmer

snug

[snʌg] adj (-ger (comp) (-gest (superl))) (cosy, room, house) → accogliente, comodo/a; (safe, harbour) → sicuro/a; (fitting closely) → attillato/a
warm and snug by the fire → accoccolato/a vicino al fuoco
to be snug in bed → essere al calduccio nel letto
it's a snug fit → è attillato/a

snug

(snag) adjective
1. warm, comfortable; sheltered from the cold. The house is small but snug.
2. (of clothes etc) fitting closely. This jacket is a nice snug fit.
ˈsnuggle verb
to curl one's body up especially closely against another person, for warmth etc. She snuggled up to her mother and went to sleep.
ˈsnugly adverb
1. tightly and neatly. The gun fitted snugly into my pocket.
2. comfortably or warmly. The girl had a scarf wrapped snugly round her neck.
ˈsnugness noun
References in classic literature ?
The barometer is falling and I see the crew going about making everything snug.
A difficult matter it was, too, to keep this Mohican boy snug in the ambushment.
He seldom, it is true, sent either his eyes or his thoughts beyond the boundaries of his own farm; but within those everything was snug, happy and well-conditioned.
But wait a bit, Skrimshander; I've got a carpenter's plane there in the bar --wait, I say, and I'll make ye snug enough.
We were taken into a clean, snug stable; there was a kind coachman, who made us very comfortable, and who seemed to think a good deal of James when he heard about the fire.
The evening meal at the house is over, and Aunt Chloe, who presided over its preparation as head cook, has left to inferior officers in the kitchen the business of clearing away and washing dishes, and come out into her own snug territories, to "get her ole man's supper"; therefore, doubt not that it is her you see by the fire, presiding with anxious interest over certain frizzling items in a stew-pan, and anon with grave consideration lifting the cover of a bake-kettle, from whence steam forth indubitable intimations of "something good.
Next you buckle your greaves on your legs, and your cuisses on your thighs; then come your backplate and your breastplate, and you begin to feel crowded; then you hitch onto the breastplate the half-petticoat of broad overlapping bands of steel which hangs down in front but is scolloped out behind so you can sit down, and isn't any real improvement on an inverted coal scuttle, either for looks or for wear, or to wipe your hands on; next you belt on your sword; then you put your stove-pipe joints onto your arms, your iron gauntlets onto your hands, your iron rat-trap onto your head, with a rag of steel web hitched onto it to hang over the back of your neck -- and there you are, snug as a candle in a candle-mould.
The Neckar is in many places so narrow that a person can throw a dog across it, if he has one; when it is also sharply curved in such places, the raftsman has to do some pretty nice snug piloting to make the turns.
When it was beginning to come on dark we poked our heads out of the cottonwood thicket, and looked up and down and across; nothing in sight; so Jim took up some of the top planks of the raft and built a snug wigwam to get under in blazing weather and rainy, and to keep the things dry.
In 1830 it was a snug collection of modest one- and two- story frame dwellings, whose whitewashed exteriors were almost concealed from sight by climbing tangles of rose vines, honeysuckles, and morning glories.
Now and then they came upon snug nooks carpeted with grass and jeweled with flowers.
These parlors are both too small for such parties of our friends as I hope to see often collected here; and I have some thoughts of throwing the passage into one of them with perhaps a part of the other, and so leave the remainder of that other for an entrance; this, with a new drawing room which may be easily added, and a bed-chamber and garret above, will make it a very snug little cottage.