HyperDic: snuggle

English > 3 senses of the word snuggle:
VERBcontactsnuggle, cuddle, nestle, nest, nuzzle, draw closemove or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position
contactsnuggle, nestleposition comfortably
NOUNactsnuggle, cuddle, nestlea close and affectionate (and often prolonged) embrace
snuggle > pronunciation
Soundssnah'gahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > snuggle: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA close and affectionate (and often prolonged) embrace.
Synonymscuddle, nestle
Broaderembrace, embracing, embracementThe act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)
Spanishabrazo
Catalanabraçada
Verbssnugglemove or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position
English > snuggle: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningMove or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example "The children snuggled into their sleeping bags"
Synonymscuddle, nestle, nest, nuzzle, 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
Nounssnugglea close and affectionate (and often prolonged) embrace
snugglingaffectionate play (or foreplay without contact with the genital organs)
English > snuggle: 3 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningPosition comfortably.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymnestle
Broaderput, set, place, pose, position, layPut into a certain place or abstract location
Similar tocuddle, snuggle, nestle, nest, nuzzle, draw closeMove or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position
Spanishacariciar

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