Definitions for snugness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

snugsnʌg(adj.)snug•ger, snug•gest

  1. (adj.)warmly comfortable or cozy, as a place, accommodations, etc.:

    a snug little house.

  2. fitting closely, as a garment.

  3. more or less compact or limited in size, and sheltered or warm:

    a snug harbor.

  4. trim or compactly arranged, as a ship or its parts.

  5. enabling one to live in comfort:

    a snug fortune.

  6. concealed; well-hidden:

    a snug hideout.

  7. (v.i.)to lie closely or comfortably; nestle.

  8. (v.t.)to make snug.

  9. to prepare for a storm by taking in sail, lashing deck gear, etc. (usu. fol. by down).

    Category: Nautical, Navy

  10. (adv.)in a snug manner.

  11. (n.)Brit. a small, secluded room in a tavern, as for private parties.

    Category: British

Origin of snug:

1575–85; perh. < ON snøggr shorthaired; cf. Sw snygg neat


Princeton's WordNet

  1. coziness, cosiness, snugness(noun)

    a state of warm snug comfort


  1. snugness(Noun)

    The state or quality of being snug.

  2. snugness(Noun)

    The result or product of being snug.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Snugness(noun)

    the quality or state of being snug

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