American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Comfortably sheltered; cozy.
- adj. Small but well arranged: a snug apartment. See Synonyms at comfortable.
- adj. Closely secured and well built; compact: a snug little sailboat.
- adj. Close-fitting: a snug jacket.
- adj. Nautical Seaworthy.
- adj. Offering freedom from financial worry: a snug living.
- adj. Safe; secure: a snug hideout.
- v. To make snug or secure.
- v. To nestle; snuggle.
- snug down Nautical To prepare (a vessel) to weather a storm, as by taking in sail or securing movable gear.
- n. Chiefly British A very small private room in a pub.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Trim; compact; especially, protected from the weather; tight; comfortable.
- Fitting close, but not too close; of just the size to accommodate the person or thing contained: as, a snug coat; a snug fit.
- Lying close; closely, securely, and comfortably placed or circumstanced: as, the baby lay snug in its cradle.
- Close-concealed; not exposed to notice.
- Cozy; agreeable owing to exclusion of disagreeable circumstances and persons; also, loosely, agreeable in general.
- n. In machinery, a projection or abutment which holds firmly or binds by a wedge-like action another piece in contact with it, or which limits the motion of a part in any direction.
- n. In a steam-engine, one of the catches on the eccentric pulley and intermediate shaft, by means of which the motion of the shaft is transmitted through the eccentric to the slide-valves.
- To move so as to lie close; snuggle: often with up and to: as, a child snugs (up) to its bedfellow; also, to move so as to be close.
- To make smooth and compact; in rope-manuf., to finish (rope) by rubbing down the fuzzy projecting fibers. Also slick and finish.
- To put in a snug position; place snugly; bring or move close; snuggle: often reflexive.
- n. UK small, comfortable back room in a pub
- adj. comfortable; cosy (cozy); satisfactory
- adj. close-fitting
- v. To make secure or snug.
- v. To snuggle or nestle.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Close and warm.
- adj. Close; concealed; not exposed to notice.
- adj. Compact, convenient, and comfortable.
- n. (Mach.) Same as lug, n., 3.
- v. To lie close; to snuggle; to snudge; -- often with
up, or together.
- v. rare To place snugly.
- v. To rub, as twine or rope, so as to make it smooth and improve the finish.
- adj. offering safety; well protected or concealed
- adj. enjoying or affording comforting warmth and shelter especially in a small space
- adj. well and tightly constructed
- n. a small secluded room
- adj. fitting closely but comfortably
- From dialectical English snug (tight, handsome), maybe from Proto-Norse *snaggwu-. Compare Icelandic snöggur (smooth), Old Danish snög (neat), Swedish snygg. (Wiktionary)
- Of Scandinavian origin; akin to Swedish snygg, neat, trim.Short for snuggery. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“He was fairly physical—what we call snug—but I loved the contact.”
“That is what I call snug," said Randy complacently.”
“I suppose," said the Prince, putting his hands in his pockets and gazing about the room with an appearance of cheerful interest, "this is what one calls a snug little place.”
“For them there was no shelter from the cold, no shrewd crawling to leeward in snug nooks.”
“Never have had any problems but believe in snug not cranked.”
“His whole conversation on snugness revolves around fictional children who hide or sleep in snug places within the following books: The Wind in the Willows, Heidi, The Secret Garden, and the stories of Beatrix Potter.”
“Dozens of similar looking men in snug fitting blue uniforms stood in rows at the foot of the boarding ramp. â€œPol?”
“Instead we get a lame premise for a prequel series, an abandonment of all interesting elements of the Trek universe, and Vulcans in snug outfits running around the goddamned 1950s oozing out of my TV like a giant poorly-written turd.”
“Let go that fore-boom tackle and pass it across, and when she's willing let go the sheet and come in snug with the tackle.”
“The tents, nestled in snug corners of the valleys, looked inviting, and I would not have had any fear to make my way to them, for where Chinese merchants are common, Tibetans are as a rule tolerant and liberal.”
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