Definition of snuggery in US English:


nounPlural snuggeries

  • 1A cozy or comfortable place, especially someone's private room or den.

    • ‘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.’
    hideaway, hiding place, hideout, retreat, shelter, refuge, nook, den, haunt
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    1. 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.’