Definition of hygge in English:

hygge

Pronunciation /ˈhʊɡə//ˈh(j)uːɡə/

noun

mass noun
  • A quality of cosiness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being (regarded as a defining characteristic of Danish culture)

    ‘why not follow the Danish example and bring more hygge into your daily life?’
    as modifier ‘count on candlelight —almost a requirement for that special hygge experience’

Origin

Danish, from Norwegian.

Pronunciation

hygge

/ˈhʊɡə//ˈh(j)uːɡə/