noun (plural -geries) Date: 1812 chiefly British a snug cozy place; especially a small room

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  • Snuggery — Snug ger*y, n.; pl. {Snuggeries}. A snug, cozy place. [Colloq.] Dickens. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • snuggery — ► NOUN (pl. snuggeries) ▪ a cosy place, especially someone s private room …   English terms dictionary

  • snuggery — [snug′ər ē] n. pl. snuggeries Chiefly Brit. a snug or comfortable place, room, etc.; esp., a small private room or booth in a public house …   English World dictionary

  • snuggery — /snug euh ree/, n., pl. snuggeries. Brit. 1. a snug place or position. 2. a comfortable or cozy room. Also, snuggerie. [1805 15; SNUG + ERY] * * * …   Universalium

  • snuggery — noun a comfortable home or dwelling …   Wiktionary

  • snuggery — Synonyms and related words: alcove, bay, blockhouse, box, bungalow, cabin, carrel, chalet, corner, cot, cote, cottage, cove, cranny, cubby, cubbyhole, cubicle, lodge, log cabin, love nest, niche, nook, oriel, pied a terre, recess, roomlet …   Moby Thesaurus

  • snuggery — snug·ger·y || snÊŒgÉ™rɪ n. warm and comfortable place, pleasant room (British) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • snuggery — noun (plural snuggeries) a cosy place, especially someone s private room. ↘archaic another term for snug …   English new terms dictionary

  • snuggery — snug·gery …   English syllables

  • snuggery — snug•ger•y or snug•ger•ie [[t]ˈsnʌg ə ri[/t]] n. pl. ger•ies 1) brit. a snug place or position 2) brit. a comfortable or cozy room • Etymology: 1805–15 …   From formal English to slang

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