Meaning of snuggery in English:


Pronunciation /ˈsnʌɡ(ə)ri/

nounplural noun snuggeries

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

    ‘The sides of the ceiling of the snuggery were covered with portraits of heroic Scots attired in kilts.’
    • ‘The snuggery is a hollowed-out room at the top of the old gum tree, a bit like your bedroom, but a lot smaller.’
    • ‘I vacillate between the determination to act, to change things, and the desire to retreat into the snuggeries of self, family and friends.’
    • ‘The very special ambiance of our traditional, historical house with its snuggeries, angles and homey niches exude an atmosphere of comfort, relaxing and enjoying.’
    hideaway, hiding place, hideout, retreat, shelter, refuge, snuggery, nook, den, haunt
    1. 1.1 archaic
      another term for snug
      ‘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.’
      • ‘In our historic snuggeries, in the beer garden or in the prince hall, you can enjoy our regional specialties.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘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.’