snug

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

1snug

verb \ˈsnəg\
snuggedsnug·ging

Definition of SNUG

intransitive verb
:  snuggle, nestle <snug down for bed>
transitive verb
1
:  to cause to fit closely
2
:  to make snug
3
:  hide 1
4
:  to secure by fastening or lashing down

Examples of SNUG

  1. <the farmhand snugged down in the hay and proceeded to go to sleep>

Origin of SNUG

2snug
First Known Use: 1583

Related to SNUG

Rhymes with SNUG

2snug

adjective

: fitting closely and often too tightly

: providing or enjoying warmth, shelter, and comfort

snug·gersnug·gest

Full Definition of SNUG

1
a of a ship :  manifesting seaworthiness :  taut
b :  trim, neat
c :  fitting closely and comfortably <a snug coat>
2
a :  enjoying or affording warm secure shelter or cover and opportunity for ease and contentment <a snug cottage> <a snug haven>
b :  marked by cordiality and secure privacy
3
:  affording a degree of comfort and ease <a snug income>
4
:  offering safe concealment <a snug hideout>
snug adverb
snug·ly adverb
snug·ness noun

Examples of SNUG

  1. The shoes were too snug.
  2. These jeans are snug around the hips.
  3. We were snug in the cabin.
  4. She felt snug under the warm blanket.
  5. The children were snug in their beds.

Origin of SNUG

perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Swedish snygg tidy
First Known Use: circa 1595

3snug

noun

: a small private room in a pub

Full Definition of SNUG

British
:  a small private room or compartment in a pub

Origin of SNUG

short for snuggery
First Known Use: 1860

Other Architecture Terms

buttress, casita, cornice, fanlight, garret, lintel, parapet, pilaster, plinth

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