What does nestling mean?

Definitions for nestling
ˈnɛst lɪŋ, ˈnɛs lɪŋnestling

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word nestling.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. nestling, baby bird(noun)

    young bird not yet fledged

  2. child, kid, youngster, minor, shaver, nipper, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, fry, nestling(noun)

    a young person of either sex

    "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngster"

Wiktionary

  1. nestling(Noun)

    A small bird that is still confined to the nest.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nestling

    of Nestle

  2. Nestling(noun)

    a young bird which has not abandoned the nest

  3. Nestling(noun)

    a nest; a receptacle

  4. Nestling(adj)

    newly hatched; being yet in the nest

How to pronounce nestling?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say nestling in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nestling in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nestling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of nestling in a Sentence

  1. Horace Mann:

    When a child can be brought to tears, and not from fear of punishment, but from repentance he needs no chastisement. When the tears begin to flow from the grief of their conduct you can be sure there is an angel nestling in their heart.

Images & Illustrations of nestling

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