1 offering safety; well protected or concealed; "a snug harbor"; "a snug hideout"
3 well and tightly constructed; "a snug house"; "a snug little sailboat"
4 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" [syn: cozy, cosy] n : a small secluded room [syn: cubby, cubbyhole, snuggery] [also: snugging, snugged, snuggest, snugger]
EtymologyFrom Provincial English snug (meaning tight, handsome); compare Icelandic snöggur (smooth), Old Danish snög (meaning neat), Swedish snygg.
- snŭg, /snʌɡ/, /snVg/
- small, comfortable back room in a pub
- Finnish: kabinetti
Snug can mean:
As a character, Snug can be
airtight, airworthy, anal, autistic, bashful, bold, brief, brusque, burrow, casual, cheerful, chipper, close, close-tongued, closemouthed, comfortable, comfy, commodious, compact, concise, contented, convenient, cosy, cozy, croodle, cuddle, curt, cushioned, cushiony, cushy, dinky, dissociable, dumb, dustproof, dusttight, easeful, easy, economical of words, fast, firm, fit for sea, friendly, gasproof, gastight, hermetic, hermetically sealed, homelike, homely, homey, homish, incompatible, indisposed to talk, insociable, intimate, laconic, lightproof, lighttight, lived-in, luxurious, mopey, mopish, morose, mum, mute, neat, nestle, nongregarious, nuzzle, oilproof, oiltight, orderly, peaceful, plain, quiet, rainproof, raintight, relaxing, reposeful, restful, roomy, sea-kindly, sealed, seaworthy, self-contained, self-sufficient, sheltered, shipshape, short, shut fast, silent, simple, sleek, slick, smart, smokeproof, smoketight, snug down, snug up, socially incompatible, soft, sparing of words, speechless, spick-and-span, spruce, staunch, stiff, stormproof, stormtight, sullen, taciturn, tender, terse, tidy, tight, tight-lipped, tongue-tied, trig, trim, tuck in, unclubbable, uncluttered, uncommunicative, uncompanionable, uncongenial, unfriendly, ungenial, unloquacious, unpretending, unsociable, unsocial, untalkative, warm, water-repellant, waterproof, watertight, weatherly, well-cared-for, well-groomed, well-to-do, windproof, windtight, word-bound, wordless