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snug

snug

 
 
pronunciation:
snuhg
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
inflections: snugger, snuggest
definition 1: small and comfortable; cozy.
a snug little cabin in the woods
synonyms:
cozy, homey, intimate
similar words:
comfortable, comfy, small
definition 2: of a garment, having a close fit; slightly tight.
synonyms:
close-fitting
similar words:
fitted, skintight, tight, tightfitting
definition 3: trim, compact, and built well, as a boat; seaworthy.
synonyms:
taut, trim
similar words:
compact, seaworthy, sturdy, tight
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part of speech: adverb
definition: closely or comfortably; in a snug way.
The chair fits snug in the corner.
synonyms:
closely, cozily
similar words:
tightly
derivations: snugly (adv.), snugness (n.)