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snug 1

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.
a. Closely secured and well built; compact: a snug little sailboat.
b. Close-fitting: a snug jacket.
c. Nautical Seaworthy.
a. Offering freedom from financial worry: a snug living.
b. Safe; secure: a snug hideout.
v. snugged, snug·ging, snugs
To make snug or secure.
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

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

[Short for snuggery.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.snugly - fitting closely; "the vest fit snugly"
2.snugly - safely protected; "concealed snugly in his hideout"
3.snugly - warmly and comfortably sheltered; "sitting snugly by the fireside while the storm raged"
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[ˈsnʌglɪ] ADV
1. (= cosily) wrap your baby snugly in a blanketabrigue bien a su bebé con una manta
the children were snugly tucked up in bedlos niños estaban bien abrigados en la camalos niños estaban bien tapaditos en la cama
2. (= tightly) make sure the doors close snuglyasegúrate de que las puertas encajan bien al cerrarlas
it fits snugly [jacket] (= well) → queda bien ajustado or ceñido or (esp LAm) justo; [one object in another] → encaja perfectamente


[ˈsnʌgli] adv
[wrap, dress] → chaudement
to fit snugly [clothes] → être ajusté(e)


(= cosily)gemütlich, behaglich; snugly tucked in, snugly tucked up (in bed)mollig warm eingepackt (im Bett)
(= tightly) closefest; fitgut


[ˈsnʌglɪ] advcomodamente
it fits snugly (object in pocket) → ci sta giusto/a giusto/a (garment) → sta ben attillato/a


(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 ?
I went softly down to the kitchen which, tucked away so snugly underground, always seemed to me the heart and centre of the house.
But if there was a pleasure in all this, while snugly cuddling in the chimney corner of a chamber that was all of a ruddy glow from the crackling wood fire, and where, of course, no spectre dared to show its face, it was dearly purchased by the terrors of his subsequent walk homewards.
It was quite late in the evening when the little Moss came snugly to anchor, and Queequeg and I went ashore; so we could attend to no business that day, at least none but a supper and a bed.
For example, --after a weary and perilous chase and capture of a whale, the body may get loose from the ship by reason of a violent storm; and drifting far away to leeward, be retaken by a second whaler, who, in a calm, snugly tows it alongside, without risk of life or line.
When she awoke, she found herself snugly tucked up on the bed, with a blanket over her, and little Ruth rubbing her hands with camphor.
When we were snugly lodged in the tree and cur- tained with foliage, the king was satisfied, but I was doubtful.
We were all dressed alike: broad slouch hats, to keep the sun off; gray knapsacks; blue army shirts; blue overalls; leathern gaiters buttoned tight from knee down to ankle; high-quarter coarse shoes snugly laced.
The library looked tranquil enough as I entered it, and the Sibyl-- if Sibyl she were--was seated snugly enough in an easy-chair at the chimney-corner.
Barkis bade us good-bye, and drove away snugly to their own home.
The flag had been struck, and the gun had been fired, at the right moment of time, and I felt as snugly cut off from the rest of Walworth as if the moat were thirty feet wide by as many deep.
Not indeed that I can hope to put into words the charm of those embowered cottages, like nests in the armpits of great trees, tucked snugly in the hollows of those narrow, winding, almost subterranean lanes which burrow their way beneath the warm-hearted Surrey woodlands.
By 1896 there were two hundred thousand miles of wire snugly wrapped in paper and lying in leaden caskets beneath the streets of the cities, and to-day there are six million miles of it owned by the affiliated Bell companies.