Snug - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |snʌɡ|  American pronunciation of the word snug
Brit.  |snʌɡ|  British pronunciation of the word snug


- a small secluded room (syn: cubby, cubbyhole, snuggery)


- offering safety; well protected or concealed
- fitting closely but comfortably (syn: close, close-fitting)
- well and tightly constructed
- enjoying or affording comforting warmth and shelter especially in a small space(syn: cosy, cozy)


...the farmhand snugged down in the hay and proceeded to go to sleep...

The shoes were too snug.

These jeans are snug around the hips.

We were snug in the cabin.

She felt snug under the warm blanket.

The children were snug in their beds.

She wished she were back in her snug little house.

The kids were warm and snug in their beds.

Word forms

singular: snug
plural: snugs
comparative: snugger
superlative: snuggest
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