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Definition of snug adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1fitting someone or something closely The elastic at the waist gives a nice snug fit. These jeans are a bit snug (= too tight).
  2. 2warm, comfortable, and protected, especially from the cold synonym cozy a snug little house I spent the afternoon snug and warm in bed.
adverb I left the children tucked up snugly in bed. The lid should fit snugly.
noun [uncountable]