or snug·ger·ie

[ snuhg-uh-ree ]
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noun,plural snug·ger·ies.British.
  1. a snug place or position.

  2. a comfortable or cozy room.

Origin of snuggery

First recorded in 1805–15; snug + -ery

Words Nearby snuggery Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use snuggery in a sentence

  • I will line it with green baize, and make it quite a snuggery.

    Grif | B. L. (Benjamin Leopold) Farjeon
  • Yeovil wandered down to his snuggery, a mood of listless dejection possessing him.

  • Directly I knew she was gone, I jumped out of my snuggery, and looked for the change of rigging she had mentioned.

    Lady Eureka, v. 1 (of 3) | Robert Folkestone Williams
  • The rooms are of comfortable size, and compose just what an Empress would consider to be a snuggery.

    Wintering in the Riviera | William Miller
  • They left the snuggery, and, blissfully conscious of her honors, Toinette presented her father to the girls.

    Caps and Capers | Gabrielle E. Jackson

British Dictionary definitions for snuggery


/ (ˈsnʌɡərɪ) /

nounplural -geries
  1. a cosy and comfortable place or room

  2. another name for snug (def. 7)

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