Snugger
Snug Snug, a. [Compar. {Snugger}; superl. {Snuggest}.] [Prov. E. snug tight, handsome; cf. Icel. sn["o]ggr smooth, ODan. sn["o]g neat, Sw. snugg.] 1. Close and warm; as, an infant lies snug. [1913 Webster]

2. Close; concealed; not exposed to notice. [1913 Webster]

Lie snug, and hear what critics say. --Swift. [1913 Webster]

3. Compact, convenient, and comfortable; as, a snug farm, house, or property. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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