adjective, snug·ger, snug·gest.
verb (used without object), snugged, snug·ging.
verb (used with object), snugged, snug·ging.
Origin of snug
Synonyms for snug
Related Words for snuggertight, cushy, neat, comfy, comfortable, trim, compact, close, intimate, convenient, easy, homely, restful, sheltered, soft, substantial, well-off, easeful, homelike
Examples from the Web for snugger
Historical Examples of snugger
Snugger they'd be by far in Stirling Lodge than here, I'll warrant.John Splendid
A snugger and more comfortable place it would have been hard to find.The Secret Wireless
Lewis E. Theiss
I wish we were in a snugger berth, where we could moor ship—that I do.The Three Lieutenants
We set to work to make the Hut, if anything, safer and snugger.The Home of the Blizzard
I came to ask you to come down into my bed, but it is snugger here.Desperate Remedies
adjective snugger or snuggest
verb snugs, snugging or snugged
Word Origin for snug
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).