Meaning of SNUG in English
— snugly , adv. — snugness , n.
/snug/ , adj., snugger, snuggest , v. , snugged, snugging , adv. , n.
1. warmly comfortable or cozy, as a place, accommodations, etc.: a snug little house.
2. fitting closely, as a garment: a snug jacket.
3. more or less compact or limited in size, and sheltered or warm: a snug harbor.
4. trim, neat, or compactly arranged, as a ship or its parts.
5. comfortably circumstanced, as persons.
6. pleasant or agreeable, esp. in a small, exclusive way: a snug coterie of writers.
7. enabling one to live in comfort: a snug fortune.
8. secret; concealed; well-hidden: a snug hideout.
9. to lie closely or comfortably; nestle.
10. to make snug.
11. Naut. to prepare for a storm by taking in sail, lashing deck gear, etc. (usually fol. by down ).
12. in a snug manner: The shirt fit snug around the neck.
13. Brit. a small, secluded room in a tavern, as for private parties.
[ 1575-85; perh. snøggr short-haired; c. Sw snygg neat ]
Syn. 4. tidy, ordered, orderly. 6. intimate, cozy. 9. cuddle, snuggle. 10. settle, arrange. 11. secure.
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012