Complete Definition of "snug"

English

Etymology
From Provincial w:English language|English snug (meaning tight, handsome); compare w:Icelandic language|Icelandic snöggur (smooth), Old w:Danish language|Danish snög (meaning neat), w:Swedish language|Swedish snygg.

Pronunciation
snÅ­g, /snÊÉ¡/, /<tt>snVg</tt>/
:Rhymes:English:-ÊÉ¡|Rhymes: -ÊÉ¡

Noun
en-noun

  1. UK small, comfortable back room in a pub

Translations
Finnish: kabinetti

Related terms
cosy
lounge bar
vault

Adjective
en-adj|-

  1. comfortable; cosy, cozy
  2. close fitting

Derived terms
snugly
snug as a bug in a rug

Related terms
snuggle
snuggly

Translations
trans-top|comfortable; cosy, cozy
Finnish: mukava, kodikas
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|close fitting
Finnish: vartalonmyötäinen, tiukka
trans-mid
Spanish: ajustado, ceñido
trans-bottom

Verb
en-verb|snugs|snugging|snugged

  1. To make secure or snug.
  2. To snuggle or nestle.

Category:Danish derivations
Category:English derivations
Category:Icelandic derivations
Category:Swedish derivations

es:snug
io:snug
pl:snug
te:snug
vi:snug

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