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Meaning of SNUG

Pronunciation:  snug

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a small secluded room
  2. [adj]  enjoying or affording comforting warmth and shelter especially in a small space; "a cozy nook near the fire"; "snug in bed"; "a snug little apartment"
  3. [adj]  well and tightly constructed; "a snug house"; "a snug little sailboat"
  4. [adj]  fitting closely but comfortably; "a close fit"
  5. [adj]  offering safety; well protected or concealed; "a snug harbor"; "a snug hideout"

SNUG is a 4 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: close, close-fitting, comfortable, comfy, cosy, cozy, cubby, cubbyhole, protected, secure, snuggery, tight
 See Also: room



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \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.
    2. Close; concealed; not exposed to notice.
             Lie snug, and hear what critics say.  --Swift.
    3. Compact, convenient, and comfortable; as, a snug farm,
       house, or property.
  2. \Snug\, n. (Mach.)
    Same as {Lug}, n., 3.
  3. \Snug\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Snugged}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To lie close; to snuggle; to snudge; -- often with up, or
    together; as, a child snugs up to its mother.
  4. \Snug\, v. t.
    1. To place snugly. [R.] --Goldsmith.
    2. To rub, as twine or rope, so as to make it smooth and
       improve the finish.