creature comfort

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creature comfort (plural creature comforts)

  1. (idiomatic) Any small item or detail that makes a person comfortable and at home.
    My stereo is a creature comfort. As long as I have it I can relax and be happy.
    • 22 March 2012, Scott Tobias, AV Club The Hunger Games[1]
      The opening crawl (and a stirring propaganda movie) informs us that “The Hunger Games” are an annual event in Panem, a North American nation divided into 12 different districts, each in service to the Capitol, a wealthy metropolis that owes its creature comforts to an oppressive dictatorship.