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
The veteran small forward, who was born to be a scorer, has snuggled up to the Warriors and the Bay Area like a warm blanket.
Heather thought that her new-mom life would be filled with long runs pushing a jogging stroller and scenes of her dog and baby snuggled together.
Foster mom Janet describes Nokie as a little cuddle buddy who makes friends with everyone and loves to be covered with a blanket and snuggle up with her own Chihuahua.
I’d be happily snuggled on the couch reading aloud to my kids and run across a word new to them.
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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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