snugly


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

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.]
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"
Translations
بإحْكام، تمامابِراحَةٍ وَدِفء
přesněteple
puhán
òægilega, hlÿlegaòægilega, vel
iyi oturmuşsıcacık

snugly

[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

snugly

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

snugly

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

snugly

[ˈsnʌglɪ] advcomodamente
it fits snugly (object in pocket) → ci sta giusto/a giusto/a (garment) → sta ben 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 ?
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.
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.
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.
Phileas Fogg, snugly ensconced in his corner, did not open his lips.
At the same moment the bird fluttered down upon the hat and once more sat snugly on her eggs.
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.
The men curled into depressions and fitted them- selves snugly behind whatever would frustrate a bullet.
All looked extremely clean and glittering, but the general effect would have been somewhat chilling had not a second large pair of folding-doors, standing wide open, and disclosing another and smaller salon, more snugly furnished, offered some relief to the eye.
MacConnell took her hand and tucked it snugly under his arm.
Even when snugly seated by his own fireside, with Mrs Varden opposite in a nightcap and night-jacket, and Dolly beside him (in a most distracting dishabille) curling her hair, and smiling as if she had never cried in all her life and never could-- even then, with Toby at his elbow and his pipe in his mouth, and Miggs (but that perhaps was not much) falling asleep in the background, he could not quite discard his wonder and uneasiness.
I went softly down to the kitchen which, tucked away so snugly underground, always seemed to me the heart and centre of the house.
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.