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Definition of "snug" [snug]

  • Comfortably sheltered; cozy. (adjective)
  • Small but well arranged: a snug apartment. See Synonyms at comfortable. (adjective)
  • Closely secured and well built; compact: a snug little sailboat. (adjective)
  • Close-fitting: a snug jacket. (adjective)
  • Nautical Seaworthy. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "snug" in a sentence
  • "He was fairly physical—what we call snug—but I loved the contact."
  • ""That is what I call snug," said Randy complacently."
  • ""I suppose," said the Prince, putting his hands in his pockets and gazing about the room with an appearance of cheerful interest, "this is what one calls a snug little place.""