verb snug·gle \ˈsnə-gəl\

: to lie or sit close together in a comfortable position

: to place (something) close to or against someone or something

snug·gledsnug·gling \-g(ə-)liŋ\

Full Definition of SNUGGLE

intransitive verb
:  to curl up comfortably or cozily
transitive verb
:  to draw close especially for comfort or in affection
:  to make snug
snuggle noun

Examples of SNUGGLE

  1. The puppy snuggled up against the sleeping boy.
  2. The boy snuggled close to his mother.
  3. The dog snuggled its nose between the pillows.
  4. The baby snuggled his head against my chest.

Origin of SNUGGLE

frequentative of 1snug
First Known Use: 1687

Rhymes with SNUGGLE

SNUGGLED Defined for Kids


verb snug·gle \ˈsnə-gəl\

Definition of SNUGGLE for Kids

:  to curl up comfortably or cozily :  cuddle
:  to pull in close to someone <The baby snuggled against her mother.>


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