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creature comforts

plural noun
1.
things that contribute to bodily comfort and ease, as food, warmth, a comfortable bed, hot water for bathing, etc.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60
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Examples from the web for creature comforts
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  • 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
1.
material things or luxuries that help to provide for one's bodily comfort
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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.”

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