snuggle

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verb snug·gle \ˈsnə-gəl\

Definition of snuggle

snuggled

snuggling

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  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 in a sentence

  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 and Etymology of snuggle

frequentative of 1snug


First Known Use: 1687


SNUGGLE Defined for English Language Learners

snuggle

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verb snug·gle \ˈsnə-gəl\

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

snuggle

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verb snug·gle \ˈsnə-gəl\

Definition of snuggle for Students

snuggled

snuggling

  1. 1 :  to curl up comfortably or cozily :  cuddle

  2. 2 :  to pull in close to someone <The baby snuggled against her mother.>



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