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Definition of Snug


  1. Close and warm; as, an infant lies snug.
  2. Close; concealed; not exposed to notice.
  3. Compact, convenient, and comfortable; as, a snug farm, house, or property.
  4. Same as Lug, n., 3.
  5. To lie close; to snuggle; to snudge; -- often with up, or together; as, a child snugs up to its mother.
  6. To place snugly.
  7. To rub, as twine or rope, so as to make it smooth and improve the finish.

Snug Quotations

Self-pity in its early stage is as snug as a feather mattress. Only when it hardens does it become uncomfortable.
Maya Angelou

As a child, I dreamed that my bed could fly and glide and swoop and hover high over the countryside near my home while, snug and secure, I looked down in wonder at the great carpet of life that seemed so perfect beneath me.
Michael Leunig

Some people talk of morality, and some of religion, but give me a little snug property.
Maria Edgeworth

It is easy enough to be moral after a good dinner beside a snug coal fire, and with our hearts well warmed with fine old port.
Henry Mayhew

I spent my first 4 years living in the tiny town of Snug, by the sea near Hobart. Curious about animals, I would pick up ants in our backyard and jellyfish on the beach.
Elizabeth Blackburn
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Snug Translations

snug in German is mollig, behaglich, mollige
snug in Swedish is hemtrevlig
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