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snuggle

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verb snug·gle \ˈsnə-gəl\

Simple Definition of snuggle

  • : to lie or sit close together in a comfortable position

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

Full Definition of snuggle

snug·gledsnug·gling play \-g(ə-)liŋ\

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to curl up comfortably or cozily

  3. transitive verb
  4. 1 :  to draw close especially for comfort or in affection

  5. 2 :  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



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