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"snug" in American English

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snugadjective

 us   /snʌɡ/
  • snug adjective (WARM)

[-er/-est only] (-gg-) warm, comfortable, and protected: Are you nice and snug in that sleeping bag?
  • snug adjective (CLOSE FITTING)

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"snug" in British English

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snugadjective

uk   /snʌɡ/  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   /ˈsnʌɡ.li/  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   /snʌɡ/  us   /snʌɡ/ (also snuggery ) UK
(Definition of snug from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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