Definition of nuzzle
- nuzzled her face against the cushion
The dog nuzzled my leg.
He nuzzled into her neck.
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First Known Use: 1530See Words from the same year
: to gently push or rub your nose or face against (someone or something) to show affection
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investment of mental or emotional energy
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