Definitions for snuggleˈsnʌg əl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

snug•gleˈsnʌg əl(v.; n.)-gled, -gling

  1. (v.i.)to lie or press closely, as for comfort or from affection; nestle.

  2. (v.t.)to draw or press closely against.

  3. (n.)the act of snuggling.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cuddle, nestle, snuggle(verb)

    a close and affectionate (and often prolonged) embrace

  2. 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"

  3. nestle, snuggle(verb)

    position comfortably

    "The baby nestled her head in her mother's elbow"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. snuggle(verb)ˈsnʌg əl

    to move into a comfortable or safe position

    The little girl snuggled closer to her father.


  1. snuggle(Noun)

    An affectionate hug.

  2. snuggle(Noun)

    The final remnant left in a liquor bottle.

  3. snuggle(Verb)

    To lie close to another person or thing, hugging or being cosy.

  4. snuggle(Verb)

    To move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position.

  5. Origin: First attested in 1687. ; spelt with doubled ‘g’ to clarify pronunciation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Snuggle(verb)

    to move one way and the other so as to get a close place; to lie close for comfort; to cuddle; to nestle


  1. Snuggle

    Snuggle is the brand name of a fabric softener sold by Sun Products in the United States and Canada. It features as its mascot, a teddy bear, named Snuggle the Fabric Softener Bear or "The Snuggle Bear", previously voiced by Micky Dolenz and originally voiced by Corinne Orr. The product is available in sheets or liquid. Snuggle was previously owned by Unilever, who sold it to Sun Products in 2008.

Translations for snuggle

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to curl one's body up especially closely against another person, for warmth etc

She snuggled up to her mother and went to sleep.

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