Definition of hygge in English:

hygge

noun

  • A quality of coziness 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?’
    • ‘count on candlelight—almost a requirement for that special hygge experience’

Pronunciation

hygge

/ˈho͞oɡə/ /ˈhuɡə/ /ˈho͝oɡə/ /ˈhʊɡə/

Origin

Danish, from Norwegian.