- –adj.1. comfortable and warm; sheltered: »
The cat has found a snug cover behind the stove. The children were nestled all snug in their beds (Clement Clarke Moore).2. a) compact, neat, and trim: »
The cabins on the boat are snug.b) ell-built; seaworthy: »
a snug ship.3. fitting closely: »
That coat is a little too snug.4. small but sufficient: »
A snug income enables him to live in comfort.6. agreeable, especially because of the absence of unpleasant persons or things: »
They did occasionally give snug dinners to three or four literary men at a time (Washington Irving).–adv.in a snug manner.–v.t.1. to make snug.2. to make (a ship) ready for a storm.–v.i.to nestle; snuggle.–n.a barroom, especially in an inn.╂[originally, trim, well prepared (of a ship) probably < Low German]–snug´ly, adverb.–snug´ness, noun.Synonym Study adjective. 1 Snug, cozy mean comfortable. Snug emphasizes the comfort and security of a small space, warm and sheltered from the weather: »
The young foxes were snug in their den.Cozy emphasizes warmth, shelter, and ease, often affection or friendliness, making for comfort and contentment: »
The lonely man looked through the window at the cozy family.
Useful english dictionary. 2012.