adjective, snug·ger, snug·gest.
verb (used without object), snugged, snug·ging.
verb (used with object), snugged, snug·ging.
Origin of snug
Examples from the Web for snugged
Breck and I snugged ship for you and we have got a boy coming over tonight to see you about taking her back to Nantucket for you.The Camp Fire Girls on a Yacht|Margaret Love Sanderson
In that spirit they snugged everything on board the schooner and prepared to defy the storm.Blow The Man Down|Holman Day
It was stormy weather in the Strait, and the Karluk was snugged down under treble reefs, fighting her way north.A Man to His Mate|J. Allan Dunn
What hay is out is cocked and capped, snugged down to wait for fair weather.Old Plymouth Trails|Winthrop Packard
Lucky for the ship that she was snugged afore the storm busted.My Danish Sweetheart, Volume 3 of 3|William Clark Russell
British Dictionary definitions for snugged
adjective snugger or snuggest
verb snugs, snugging or snugged
Word Origin for snug
Word Origin and History for snugged
1590s, "compact, trim" (of a ship), especially "protected from the weather," perhaps from a Scandinavian source, cf. Old Norse snoggr "short-haired," Old Swedish snygg, Old Danish snøg "neat, tidy," perhaps from PIE *kes- (1) "to scratch" (see xyster). Sense of "in a state of ease or comfort" first recorded 1620s. Meaning "fit closely" is first found 1838. Expression snug as a bug in a rug attested by 1769; earlier snug as a bee in a box (1706).