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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 of snug antiseptic, bandbox, crisp, groomed, kempt, orderly, picked up, prim, shipshape, smug, neat, tidied, tidy, trig, trim, uncluttered, well-groomedWords Related to snug dapper, natty, saucy, smart, spiffy, spruce; immaculate, spick-and-span (or spic-and-span), spotless; rakish, sleek, streamlined, taut; organized, straight, systematicNear Antonyms of snug scruffy, seedy, shabby, slipshod, sloppy; dirty, filthy, foul, nasty, sordid, squalid; dowdy, frowsy (or frowzy), rumpled, tousled, tumbled; disorganized, unsystematicAntonyms of snug 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 of snug comfy, cozy, cushy, easy, comfortable, softWords Related to snug easeful, relaxing, reposeful, restful; gemütlich, genial, hospitable, inviting, pleasant; commodious, roomy, spacious; homelike, homely, intimateNear Antonyms of snug hard, harsh, severe; inhospitable, uninviting, unpleasantAntonyms of snug uncomfortable

  3. 3 enjoying physical comfort while snug in our warm beds, we listened to the winter storm raging outside Synonyms of snug canny [chiefly Scottish], comfy, cozy, relaxed, comfortableWords Related to snug toasty, warm; content, contented, pleased, satisfied; easeful, peaceful, resting; easygoing, laid-back; undisturbed, unperturbed, untroubledNear Antonyms of snug discontented, displeased, dissatisfied; agitated, disturbed, perturbed, troubledAntonyms of snug 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 of snug fast, firm, frozen, jammed, lodged, set, tight, stuck, wedgedWords Related to snug bonded, cemented, glued; anchored, clamped; embedded (also imbedded), entrenched (also intrenched), impacted, implanted; attached, bound, fastened, secured; immovable, unyieldingNear Antonyms of snug detached, dislodged, freed, loosened, unattached, unbound, undone, unfastened, unsecured; movable (or moveable), yieldingAntonyms of snug insecure, loose

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

Synonym Discussion of snug

comfortable, cozy, snug, easy, restful mean enjoying or providing a position of contentment and security. comfortable applies to anything that encourages serenity, well-being, or complacency as well as physical ease.
    • started feeling comfortable in our new surroundings
cozy suggests warmth, shelter, assured ease, and friendliness.
    • a cozy neighborhood coffee shop
snug suggests having just enough space for comfort and safety but no more.
    • a snug little cottage
easy implies relief from or absence of anything likely to cause discomfort or constraint.
    • living in easy circumstances
restful applies to whatever induces or contributes to rest or relaxation.
    • a quiet restful vacation

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 of snug curl up, nestle, snuggleWords Related to snug burrow; couch, crouch, huddle, hunch, hunker (down), scrunch, squat, squinch



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