cuddle, snuggle, nestle, nest, nuzzle, draw close(verb)
move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position
"We cuddled against each other to keep warm"; "The children snuggled into their sleeping bags"
dig out with the snout
"the pig nuzzled the truffle"
To touch someone or something with the nose.
to noursle or nurse; to foster; to bring up
to nestle; to house, as in a nest
to work with the nose, like a swine in the mud
to go with head poised like a swine, with nose down
to hide the head, as a child in the mother's bosom; to nestle
to loiter; to idle
Origin: [See Noursle.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
nuz′l, v.i. to rub the nose against: to fondle closely, to cuddle: to nurse or rear.—v.t. to touch with the nose: to go with the nose toward the ground.—Also Nous′le. [A freq. verb from nose.]
The numerical value of nuzzle in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of nuzzle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
When Miriam is having a tantrum we do this nuzzle command, and he literally has gotten her out of a tantrums, and he’s actually helped her stay calm and makes transitions better- getting her to go to bed, getting her to leave a store, he’s just eased it all.
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