HyperDic: nuzzle

English > 3 senses of the word nuzzle:
VERBcontactnuzzle, cuddle, snuggle, nestle, nest, draw closemove or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position
contactnuzzle, noserub noses
contactnuzzledig out with the snout
nuzzle > pronunciation
Soundsnah'zahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > nuzzle: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningMove or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelSam and Sue nuzzle; Sam cannot nuzzle Sue
Synonymscuddle, snuggle, nestle, nest, draw close
Broadercling to, hold close, hold tight, clutchhold firmly, usually with one's hands
Similar todraw closePull towards oneself
nestle, snugglePosition comfortably
Spanishabrazarse, abrazar, acomodarse, acurrucarse, arrimarse, estrecharse
Catalanabraçar, acostar-se, arrambar-se
English > nuzzle: 3 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningrub noses.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymnose
Broadercaress, fondletouch or stroke lightly in a loving or endearing manner
Spanishhocicar
English > nuzzle: 3 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningdig out with the snout.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"the pig nuzzled the truffle"
Broaderexcavate, dig up, turn upFind by digging in the ground
Spanishhocicar, hurgar

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