Meaning of snuggly in English:


Pronunciation /ˈsnʌɡ(ə)li/

adjectiveadjective snugglier, adjective snuggliest

  • Comfortable, warm, and cosy.

    ‘she had to stay in her snuggly bed until the last second’
    • ‘Some of the songs fail to lull you to cheerful comfort like a warm and snuggly featherbed, but Chitty Chitty Bang Bang will definitely turn your head.’
    • ‘The snuggly cover can be easily removed for machine washing.’
    • ‘What's a comfortable couch without a snuggly blanket to keep you warm while bumming around, whether you have company or not?’
    • ‘Each impossibly soft, downy robe feels like a little chunk of heaven that's so incredibly snuggly that being swaddled in one is like returning to the womb.’
    • ‘Reserve your snuggly cottons for post-walk lounging: cotton socks hold rain and sweat next to your skin, making you more prone to blisters.’
    • ‘A tan suede blazer, her favorite jeans and a shawl that doubles as a snuggly travel blanket.’
    • ‘Most children like the snuggly feeling of being wrapped up in a sleeping bag.’
    • ‘I recline in my leather office chair, warm and snuggly in my fleece, and ponder whether to make myself a green tea.’
    • ‘The leafy splendor of nature lures me out of snuggly sheets.’
    • ‘Since getting a new duvet, I am perfectly snuggly and warm.’
    snug, comfortable, warm, restful, home-like, homey, cheerful, welcoming, pleasant, agreeable


Snuggly and snugly are quite different in meaning, though frequently confused. Snuggly is an adjective meaning 'comfortable, warm, and cosy', as in a snuggly pair of slippers. Snugly is an adverb meaning 'in a very tight or close-fitting way', as in the ring fit snugly on her finger