creature comfort

noun

Definition of creature comfort

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

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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
Recent Examples on the Web The Car and Driver Editors' Choice award winner starts at $34,695, giving me plenty of room to add to the creature comforts that come standard, which include a 9.0-inch infotainment screen, lane-keeping assist, and automatic windshield wipers. Car and Driver, "How We'd Spec It: What C/D Editors Would Drive for the Average New Car's Price," 14 Apr. 2020 Plus, the elderly couple next to me was already so bewildered at my high-maintenance setup that one more creature comfort was definitively not surprising. Jenny Earnest, Outside Online, "This $30 Piece of Gear Saved My Ass—Literally," 28 Mar. 2020 The plan was to cover lots of ground by bike during our seven-night visit but return every evening to the same gulet, or wooden Turkish yacht, fitted with creature comforts like hot showers and Wi-Fi. Travel + Leisure, "How to Pull Off the Ultimate Turkey Trip by Bike and Boat," 14 May 2020 The vagabonds do miss some creature comforts: no beer for Ted as alcohol is currently banned in the town. cleveland, "Cleveland TV news couple travels the world as ex-pats in the age of coronavirus," 2 Apr. 2020 Any creature comforts in the room are limited to one furry creature — Otis, a 2-month old Labradoodle. Kathy Flanigan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Dry hard ciders used to be the rage in Wisconsin. A new cider maker wants to bring that back," 17 Mar. 2020 As low-density suburbs arose on the edge of every city, low-cost houses with abundant space and creature comforts became a singular symbol of progress and proof that the American way was winning. Conor Dougherty, Time, "Why Suburban American Homeowners Were Accused of Being a 'Profit-Making Cartel' in the 1970s," 18 Feb. 2020 That seems to be the logic at the very top of the auto industry, where luxury makers are competing to launch minimalist hypercars with prices in stark contrast to their modest tally of creature comforts, or even basic weather protection. Mike Duff, Car and Driver, "Aston Martin Reveals V12 Speedster, a Track Car for the Purist," 4 Mar. 2020 That means travelers between any of those destinations can look forward to the same creature comforts as the aforementioned United perks and a massive 18-inch screen to rival your television at home. Louis Cheslaw, Condé Nast Traveler, "Where to Find Lie-Flat Seats on Domestic Flights," 3 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of creature comfort

1652, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of creature comfort was in 1652

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12 Jun 2020

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“Creature comfort.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/creature%20comfort. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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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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