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English noun: snuggle

1. snuggle (act) a close and affectionate (and often prolonged) embrace


Synonymscuddle, nestle


Broader (hypernym)embrace, embracement, embracing


English verb: snuggle

1. snuggle (contact) move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position


SamplesWe cuddled against each other to keep warm.
The children snuggled into their sleeping bags.


Synonymscuddle, draw close, nest, nestle, nuzzle


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)cling to, clutch, hold close, hold tight


Verb groupdraw close, nestle, snuggle

2. snuggle (contact) position comfortably


SamplesThe baby nestled her head in her mother's elbow.


Synonymsnestle


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)lay, place, pose, position, put, set


Verb groupcuddle, draw close, nest, nestle, nuzzle, snuggle









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