creature comfort
noun Date: 1652 something (as food, warmth, or special accommodations) that gives bodily comfort

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  • creature comfort — n. anything providing bodily comfort, as food, clothing, or shelter * * * …   Universalium

  • creature comfort — n. anything providing bodily comfort, as food, clothing, or shelter …   English World dictionary

  • creature comfort — noun Any small item or detail that makes a person comfortable and at home. My stereo is a creature comfort. As long as I have it I can relax and be happy …   Wiktionary

  • creature comfort — Synonyms and related words: amenities, amusement, animal pleasure, board, bodily pleasure, bread, bread and butter, cakes and ale, carnal delight, cheer, comestibles, comfort, comforts, content, contentment, conveniences, coziness, creature… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • creature comfort — noun : something (as food or warmth) that gives bodily comfort * * * noun, pl ⋯ forts [count] : something that makes life easier or more pleasant usually plural a hotel with all the creature comforts [=amenities] of home …   Useful english dictionary

  • creature comfort — /ˈkritʃə kʌmfət/ (say kreechuh kumfuht) noun a material thing which provides bodily comfort, as food, alcoholic drink, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • Creature — Crea ture (kr[=e] t[=u]r; 135), n. [F. cr[ e]ature, L. creatura. See {Create}.] 1. Anything created; anything not self existent; especially, any being created with life; an animal; a man. [1913 Webster] He asked water, a creature so common and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Creature comforts — Creature Crea ture (kr[=e] t[=u]r; 135), n. [F. cr[ e]ature, L. creatura. See {Create}.] 1. Anything created; anything not self existent; especially, any being created with life; an animal; a man. [1913 Webster] He asked water, a creature so… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • comfort — [n1] good feeling; ease abundance, alleviation, amenity, assuagement, bed of roses*, cheer, cheerfulness, complacency, contentment, convenience, coziness, creature comforts*, enjoyment, exhilaration, facility, gratification, happiness, luxury,… …   New thesaurus

  • comfort — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 having all your body needs/a pleasant life ADJECTIVE ▪ complete, great, maximum, modest, reasonable ▪ They live in modest comfort. ▪ comparative …   Collocations dictionary

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