One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A cozy or comfortable place, especially someone's private room or den.
hideaway, hiding place, hideout, retreat, shelter, refuge, nook, den, hauntView synonyms
- ‘The very special ambiance of our traditional, historical house with its snuggeries, angles and homey niches exude an atmosphere of comfort, relaxing and enjoying.’
- ‘The sides of the ceiling of the snuggery were covered with portraits of heroic Scots attired in kilts.’
- ‘I vacillate between the determination to act, to change things, and the desire to retreat into the snuggeries of self, family and friends.’
- ‘The snuggery is a hollowed-out room at the top of the old gum tree, a bit like your bedroom, but a lot smaller.’
- 1.1archaic another term for snug
- ‘Our hotel has cosy snuggeries, a wonderful beer-garden, a winter-garden, a bar and a large lounge with seats for up to 80 people.’
- ‘In our historic snuggeries, in the beer garden or in the prince hall, you can enjoy our regional specialties.’
- ‘No matter if you give us the pleasure to serve you lunch in one of our snuggeries, to assist you with a welcome cocktail on our terrace upon sunset or to treat you with a romantic candle light dinner in the evening.’
- ‘Fortunately, path 12 emerges near Ye Olde Smoke House, everyone's image of an antique, oak-beamed country inn, complete with horse-brasses, snuggeries, and creaking leather sofas.’
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