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SNUG (snugged, snugger, snuggest, snugging)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does snug mean? 

SNUG (noun)
  The noun SNUG has 1 sense:

1. a small secluded room

  Familiarity information: SNUG used as a noun is very rare.


SNUG (adjective)
  The adjective SNUG has 4 senses:

1. offering safety; well protected or concealed
2. fitting closely but comfortably
3. well and tightly constructed
4. enjoying or affording comforting warmth and shelter especially in a small space

  Familiarity information: SNUG used as an adjective is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


SNUG (noun)


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Meaning:

A small secluded room

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

cubby; snug; snuggery; cubbyhole

Hypernyms ("snug" is a kind of...):

room (an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling)


SNUG (adjective)


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Meaning:

Offering safety; well protected or concealed

Context examples:

a snug harbor / a snug hideout

Similar:

protected; secure (kept safe or defended from danger or injury or loss)


Sense 2snug [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Fitting closely but comfortably

Synonyms:

close-fitting; snug; close

Context example:

a close fit

Similar:

tight (closely constrained or constricted or constricting)


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Meaning:

Well and tightly constructed

Context examples:

a snug house / a snug little sailboat

Similar:

tight (of such close construction as to be impermeable)


Sense 4snug [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Enjoying or affording comforting warmth and shelter especially in a small space

Synonyms:

cosy; cozy; snug

Context examples:

a cozy nook near the fire / snug in bed / a snug little apartment

Similar:

comfortable; comfy (providing or experiencing physical well-being or relief ('comfy' is informal))


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