snugly

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From snug +‎ -ly.

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snugly (comparative more snugly, superlative most snugly)

  1. Tightly, with limited space to move, in a snug manner.
    The peg fit so snugly in the hole that it couldn't be pulled out by hand.
    • 2012 June 3, Nathan Rabin, “TV: Review: THE SIMPSONS (CLASSIC): “Mr. Plow” (season 4, episode 9; originally aired 11/19/1992)”, in (Please provide the book title or journal name)[1]:
      He’s wrapped up snugly in a cozy bubble of self-regard, talking for his own sake more than anyone else’s.

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