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creature comforts

plural noun
things that contribute to bodily comfort and ease, as food, warmth, a comfortable bed, hot water for bathing, etc.
Origin of creature comforts
1650-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for creature comforts
  • All they care about is their survival, their creature comforts, their interests.
  • Upgrade your bedroom with the latest in creature comforts.
  • Greening the office does not mean spending a lot of money or eliminating creature comforts in the name of sustainable living.
  • Great property, with all the creature comforts you could want from a first-rate resort hotel.
  • The resort's cabins are clean and offer many of the creature comforts guests are accustomed to, such as electricity and heat.
  • The campground offers some creature comforts, including restrooms, showers and a children's playground.
  • Many of these parks feature historic lodgings and creature comforts in addition to western wilderness.
  • Laundry facilities, hot showers and three restroom facilities provide campers with all the necessary creature comforts.
  • creature comforts are available for all guests, with or without accompanying pets.
  • creature comforts include two solar-heated swimming pools, a whirlpool and lush tropical gardens.
British Dictionary definitions for creature comforts

creature comforts

plural noun
material things or luxuries that help to provide for one's bodily comfort
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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creature comforts in Culture

creature comforts definition

The basic physical things that make life pleasant — good food, warm clothing, etc.: “The poor frequently lack the creature comforts the rest of us take for granted.”

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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