snug Definition in Cambridge British English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of "snug" - British English Dictionary

See all translations

snugadjective

uk   us   /snʌɡ/ (snugger, snuggest)
(of a person) feeling warm, comfortable, and protected, or (of a place, especially a small place) giving feelings of warmth, comfort, and protection: We curled up in bed, all snug and warm, and listened to the storm outside. I bet your feet are nice and snug in your fur-lined boots! fitting closely: These shoes are a bit too snug - do you have them in a larger size?
snugly
adverb uk   us   /ˈsnʌɡ.li/
She's curled up snugly in the armchair, reading a book. If we put the washing machine over there the fridge will fit snugly (= closely) into this space.

snugnoun [C]

uk   us   /snʌɡ/ (also snuggery ) UK
a small room or area in a pub where only a few people can sit
(Definition of snug from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of snug?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “snug” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
sprint

a short and very fast race, such as the 100 metres, or the last part of a longer race that is run as fast as possible

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Read More