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snug

adjective uk   /snʌɡ/ (snugger, snuggest) us  
(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   /ˈsnʌɡ.li/ us  
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.

snug

noun [C] uk   /snʌɡ/ ( also snuggery ) UK us  
a small room or area in a pub where only a few people can sit
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