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plural noun
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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British Dictionary definitions for creature comforts

creature comforts

pl n
material things or luxuries that help to provide for one's bodily comfort
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Cultural definitions for creature comforts

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.”

The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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