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be (as) snug as a bug in a rug

To be warm and cozy, typically while wrapped in blankets. My daughters are all snug as a bug in a rug watching a movie together. I hate the cold weather, so I look forward to bedtime—when I can be as snug as a bug in a rug.
See also: bug, rug, snug

snug as a bug (in a rug)

Very warm and cozy, typically while wrapped in blankets. My daughters are all snug as a bug in a rug watching a movie together. I hate the cold weather, so I look forward being snug as a bug in bed.
See also: bug, snug

*snug as a bug in a rug

Cliché wrapped up tight, warm, and comfortable. (Playful; often used when addressing a child. *Also: as ~.) The bedroom in Aunt Jane's house was cold, but after she wrapped me up in four or five quilts and put a stocking cap on my head, I was snug as a bug in a rug and ready to go to sleep. Alan: Are you warm enough? Jane: Yes, I'm as snug as a bug in a rug.
See also: bug, rug, snug

snug down (some place)

to become comfortable and warm in a place. The cat snugged down at the foot of the bed. Finally the children snugged down and we could go to sleep.
See also: down, snug

snug as a bug in a rug

Very cozy and comfortable, as in During the blizzard we had plenty of firewood and stayed in the cottage, snug as a bug in a rug . This expression, thought to allude to a moth larva happily feeding inside a rolled-up carpet, was first recorded in 1769 and probably owes its long life to the rhyme.
See also: bug, rug, snug

snug as a bug in a rug

BRITISH, OLD-FASHIONED
If someone is as snug as a bug in a rug, they are very warm and comfortable, usually in a bed. Kitty was curled up in bed, as snug as a bug in a rug.
See also: bug, rug, snug

snug as a bug (in a rug)

extremely comfortable. humorous
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(as) snug as a bug (in a rug)

(informal, humorous) very warm and comfortable: In his sleeping bag he’ll be as snug as a bug in a rug.
See also: bug, snug

snug down

v.
To prepare some vessel to weather a storm, as by taking in sail or securing movable gear: The sailors snugged down the ship. Let's snug the boat down before the storm comes.
See also: down, snug
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org Initiative was launched in October of 2003 with six initial SNUGs, 50 participants and the support of a single sponsor Co the Storage Networking Industry Associations (SNIA).
Co There are 145 local SNUG founders volunteering their time to enable themselves and others to learn more about storage technology.
Co There are more than 4,000 SNUG mailing list subscribers, half of whom are storage users.
Co Since October 2003, the initiative has supported more than 200 local SNUG meetings, enabling thousands of data management professionals to exchange information with their peers and other knowledge experts in a vendor-neutral, education-focused environment.
We are very excited that so many data storage users have stepped forward and embraced the SNUG concept," said Elizabeth Hickman, marketing manager for StorageNetworking.