creature comfort

noun

Definition of creature comfort

: something (such as food, warmth, or special accommodations) that gives bodily comfort

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Synonyms & Antonyms for creature comfort

Synonyms

accommodation, amenity, comfort, convenience, luxury, mod con [chiefly British], nicety

Antonyms

burden, millstone, weight

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Examples of creature comfort in a Sentence

she's too addicted to creature comforts to enjoy roughing it, even for a few days

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Was there a place on this planet still blissfully innocent of the encroachments of wi-fi—but a place nearer than, say Micronesia, and with creature comforts more enticing than those of, say, Yemen? Corey Seymour, Vogue, "The Nearest Faraway Place: How I Slowed My Roll at The Greyfield Inn on Georgia’s Cumberland Island," 4 Oct. 2018 And this particular hobbit hole, located in Holme, Cambridgeshire, is an abode full of creature comforts to make any Baggins proud. Jay Bennett, Popular Mechanics, "You Can Buy a Luxury Hobbit House for a Cool Million Bucks," 26 July 2016 Yes, true ultralight hikers will scoff at this bit of advice, but the rest of us appreciate a few simple creature comforts when things aren't going our way. Kraig Becker, Popular Mechanics, "8 Things to Know Before You Hike the Appalachian Trail," 25 June 2018 Affordable, lightweight, and with a swoonworthy swooping shape, teardrops are a great option for people who want a few creature comforts but don’t want to spend the money on a larger—and more expensive—camper van. Love campers and trailers? Megan Barber, Curbed, "Camper trailer blends classic teardrop style with loads of amenities," 2 July 2018 Yes, true ultralight hikers will scoff at this bit of advice, but the rest of us appreciate a few simple creature comforts when things aren't going our way. Kraig Becker, Popular Mechanics, "8 Things to Know Before You Hike the Appalachian Trail," 1 Mar. 2017 Rates that can run more than $700 provide such creature comforts as full beds, high thread-count sheets, bathrooms, plush towels, electrical outlets, barbecue grills and an on-site restaurant offering prime cuts of meat. Deepti Hajela, chicagotribune.com, "Luxury tents, gourmet meals redefine camping on NYC island," 9 July 2018 Access to a small creature comfort can be a big deal, and Starbucks needs to do its best to ensure that everyone has access to the comforts this ubiquitous company is uniquely positioned to provide. Karla Peterson, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Starbucks' racism controversy is a corporate wake-up call," 18 Apr. 2018 Beyond these throwbacks, the Press Hotel is stocked with plenty of contemporary creature comforts, including including a gallery featuring works by local artists and marble baths with C.O. Bigelow toiletries. Sarah Firshein, Town & Country, "The Ultimate Travel Guide to Portland, Maine," 13 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of creature comfort

1652, in the meaning defined above

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creature comfort

noun

English Language Learners Definition of creature comfort

: something that makes life easier or more pleasant

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