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creature comforts

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plural noun
  1. things that contribute to bodily comfort and ease, as food, warmth, a comfortable bed, hot water for bathing, etc.
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Origin of creature comforts

First recorded in 1650–60
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fare, amenities, conveniences

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British Dictionary definitions for creature comforts

creature comforts

pl n
  1. material things or luxuries that help to provide for one's bodily comfort
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creature comforts in Culture

creature comforts

The basic physical things that make life pleasant — good food, warm clothing, etc.: “The poor frequently lack the creature comforts the rest of us take for granted.”

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