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A Danish word (pronounced HU-guh) meaning social coziness. I.e. the feeling of a good social atmosphere.
This kickback is hygge.
by scapermoya November 14, 2008
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Briefly, "the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own." Originally from the Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows, which has a lot more beautiful neologism definitions like this you might enjoy.
I felt deep sonder thinking about the all the people who looked up this word along with me.
by rednos January 10, 2013
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Coziness; contentment with the simple pleasures of life; Vita T.
Let's light some candles and make it feel very hygge in this room.
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by Busro April 27, 2018
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Pronounced hoo-gah. A Danish word that describes a situation in which people feel content and relaxed. Hygge usually suggest an informal, pleasant sit-down with friends, a relaxing stroll, etc. The term isn't normally used to describe intense activities or ones that rely on materialistic things.

The fact that hygge does not have a proper translation to almost any language, is often taken to suggest that it's a deep and unique part of Danish culture, that foreigners find hard to grasp.
Danish person: Hey, you're invited to hygge at my place tomorrow!
Tourist: What's on the agenda? getting drunk? board games? a movie? a meal?
Danish person: Umm.. no.
by dotanrs August 08, 2019
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It's a Danish idea which means to be happy and feel cozy during the winter. Also known as the Art of Happiness.
Pronounce it like "hoo-ga".
Winter brings holidays, snow and Christmas. The perfect season for feeling hygge!
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by Lasanra December 10, 2016
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A word people believe to be only danish, but it is also Norwegian
NÃ¥ hygger vi oss!
SÃ¥ Hyggelig!
Hygge er ikke kun dansk!
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by Norwegian, better danish February 06, 2020
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A stupid danish word that means to have good times with family and friends
"let's hygge"
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by MetalHawk July 23, 2020
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