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snug

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of snug

  1. 1 being clean and in good order <a snug military cadet in dress uniform> Synonyms antiseptic, bandbox, crisp, groomed, kempt, orderly, picked up, prim, shipshape, smug, neat, tidied, tidy, trig, trim, uncluttered, well-groomedRelated Words dapper, natty, saucy, smart, spiffy, spruce; immaculate, spick-and-span (or spic-and-span), spotless; rakish, sleek, streamlined, taut; organized, straight, systematicNear Antonyms scruffy, seedy, shabby, slipshod, sloppy; dirty, filthy, foul, nasty, sordid, squalid; dowdy, frowsy (or frowzy), rumpled, tousled, tumbled; disorganized, unsystematicAntonyms disheveled (or dishevelled), disordered, disorderly, messy, mussed, mussy, sloven, slovenly, unkempt, untidy

  2. 2 providing physical comfort <a snug cottage that's the perfect retreat for a rustic vacation> Synonyms comfy, cozy, cushy, easy, comfortable, softRelated Words easeful, relaxing, reposeful, restful; gemütlich, genial, hospitable, inviting, pleasant; commodious, roomy, spacious; homelike, homely, intimateNear Antonyms hard, harsh, severe; inhospitable, uninviting, unpleasantAntonyms uncomfortable

  3. 3 enjoying physical comfort <while snug in our warm beds, we listened to the winter storm raging outside> Synonyms canny [chiefly Scottish], comfy, cozy, relaxed, comfortableRelated Words toasty, warm; content, contented, pleased, satisfied; easeful, peaceful, resting; easygoing, laid-back; undisturbed, unperturbed, untroubledNear Antonyms discontented, displeased, dissatisfied; agitated, disturbed, perturbed, troubledAntonyms uncomfortable

  4. 4 firmly positioned in place and difficult to dislodge <make sure that all screws and nuts in the shelving unit are snug> Synonyms fast, firm, frozen, jammed, lodged, set, tight, stuck, wedgedRelated Words bonded, cemented, glued; anchored, clamped; embedded (also imbedded), entrenched (also intrenched), impacted, implanted; attached, bound, fastened, secured; immovable, unyieldingNear Antonyms detached, dislodged, freed, loosened, unattached, unbound, undone, unfastened, unsecured; movable (or moveable), yieldingAntonyms insecure, loose

  5. 5 providing safety <yachtsmen looking for a snug harbor in which to anchor for the night> Synonyms secure, safeRelated Words guarding, protecting, safeguarding, sheltering, shielding; defended, guarded, protected, sheltered, shielded; impregnable, inviolable, invulnerable, unassailable, unconquerableNear Antonyms menacing, minatory, parlous, perilous, threatening; undefended, unguarded, unprotected, vulnerable; precarious, treacherous, uncertainAntonyms dangerous, hazardous, insecure, risky, unsafe




snug

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of snug

  1. to sit or recline comfortably or cozily <the farmhand snugged down in the hay and proceeded to go to sleep> Synonyms curl up, nestle, snuggleRelated Words burrow; couch, crouch, huddle, hunch, hunker (down), scrunch, squat, squinch




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