- things that contribute to bodily comfort and ease, as food, warmth, a comfortable bed, hot water for bathing, etc.
Origin of creature comforts
First recorded in 1650–60
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Examples from the Web for creature comforts
All thoughts as to creature-comforts were over with her now for ever.The Eustace Diamonds
Tobacco-fumes exuded from the key-hole, and I doubt not other creature-comforts lent the muddled man their aid.The Complete Prose Works of Martin Farquhar Tupper
Martin Farquhar Tupper
So far as creature-comforts are concerned, the traveller is practically in London.
They had it fitted up with a bed, and other “creature-comforts” of a truly Crusoe-like description.
But instead, as the price of obedience to a will outside their own, they had received a thousand creature-comforts.Is civilization a disease?
- material things or luxuries that help to provide for one's bodily comfort
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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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