Definition of snuggle
: to curl up comfortably or cozily
1 : to draw close especially for comfort or in affection
2 : to make snug
Examples of snuggle in a Sentence
The puppy snuggled up against the sleeping boy.
The boy snuggled close to his mother.
The dog snuggled its nose between the pillows.
The baby snuggled his head against my chest.
Recent Examples of snuggle from the Web
To answer his question, I was snuggled up in my bed, cozy in Anchorage.
One particularly winsome image on her wall depicts her own two daughters, snuggling on a white iron bed at the beach.
Cristiano Ronaldo and his 7-year-old son Cristiano Jr. opted for some quality snuggle time with the soccer star’s newborn twins.
Part of you may just want to snuggle up at home since loving Venus slides into your zone of domesticity Tuesday.
The light certainly feels tangible here, snuggled in the bosom of the Rockies.
PARIS—One of the most entertaining things in tennis is watching a talented player totally go for it -- as in, throw out every trace of fear or trepidation or caution, snuggle up to risk and recklessness, and let the racket and the aggression fly.
Guests can snuggle or sleep on two large curvy couches (there’s no bed) while listening to tunes on a record player or watching satellite TV.
The delicious barbecue shrimp featured eight curled crustaceans, each snuggled in a crisp bacon wrap and generously painted with a tangy sauce.
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Origin and Etymology of snuggle
frequentative of 1snug
First Known Use: 1687See Words from the same year
SNUGGLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of snuggle for English Language Learners
: to lie or sit close together in a comfortable position
: to place (something) close to or against someone or something
SNUGGLE Defined for Kids
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