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snuggery

or snug·ger·ie

[snuhg-uh-ree]
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noun, plural snug·ger·ies. British.
  1. a snug place or position.
  2. a comfortable or cozy room.

Origin of snuggery

First recorded in 1805–15; snug + -ery
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Examples from the Web for snuggery

Historical Examples

  • She found Janet up and dressed, but playing the invalid up in the snuggery.

    Phyllis

    Dorothy Whitehill

  • It was a pleasant little party in Mrs. Haley's "cosey" or "snuggery."

    My New Curate

    P.A. Sheehan

  • Caldew walked out of the snuggery and opened a door at the side of the house.

    The Hand in the Dark

    Arthur J. Rees

  • He found Freda in the snuggery and held out his hands to her.

  • But I tell you what it is; if you want to get Hartman here in cold weather you must let us have a snuggery.

    A Pessimist

    Robert Timsol


British Dictionary definitions for snuggery

snuggery

noun plural -geries
  1. a cosy and comfortable place or room
  2. another name for snug (def. 7)
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