Snuggest
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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  • snuggest — snÊŒg v. snuggle, curl up comfortably, nestle; make comfortable; secure adj. warm and comfortable, cozy; tight, close fitting (as of clothing); safe, secure; neat and compact …   English contemporary dictionary

  • snug — [snug] adj. snugger, snuggest [Early ModE < naut. language, prob. via E Fris snugge, Du snugger, smooth, neat < Scand, as in ON snøggr, short haired, short (hence, tight, taut) < IE * ksneu < base * kes , to comb, shear (hair) > Gr …   English World dictionary

  • 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • snug — I. verb (snugged; snugging) Etymology: 2snug Date: 1583 intransitive verb snuggle, nestle < snug down for bed > transitive verb 1. to cause to fit closely 2 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • snug — snugly, adv. snugness, n. /snug/, adj., snugger, snuggest, v., snugged, snugging, adv., n. adj. 1. warmly comfortable or cozy, as a place, accommodations, etc.: a snug little house. 2. fitting closely, as a garment: a snug jacket. 3. more or less …   Universalium

  • snug — [[t]snʌ̱g[/t]] snugs, snugger, snuggest 1) ADJ GRADED If you feel snug or are in a snug place, you are very warm and comfortable, especially because you are protected from cold weather. They lay snug and warm amid the blankets and watched their… …   English dictionary

  • snug — adjective (snugger, snuggest) 1》 warm and cosy. 2》 very tight or close fitting. 3》 archaic (of an income or employment) allowing one to live in comfort. noun Brit. a small, cosy public room in a pub or small hotel. verb (snugs, snugging, snugged) …   English new terms dictionary

  • snug — 1 adjective snugger, snuggest 1 a room or space that is snug is small, warm, and comfortable and makes you feel protected: a snug little sitting room with a log fire burning 2 someone who is snug feels comfortable, happy, and warm: The kids were… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • snug — I UK [snʌɡ] / US adjective Word forms snug : adjective snug comparative snugger superlative snuggest 1) a) if you are snug, you feel warm, comfortable, and safe nice and snug in front of the fire b) used about a room or a building that is small,… …   English dictionary

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