What does nuzzle mean?

Definitions for nuzzleˈnʌz əl

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. nuzzle, nose(verb)

    rub noses

  3. nuzzle(verb)

    dig out with the snout

    "the pig nuzzled the truffle"


  1. nuzzle(Verb)

    To touch someone or something with the nose.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nuzzle(verb)

    to noursle or nurse; to foster; to bring up

  2. Nuzzle(verb)

    to nestle; to house, as in a nest

  3. Nuzzle(verb)

    to work with the nose, like a swine in the mud

  4. Nuzzle(verb)

    to go with head poised like a swine, with nose down

  5. Nuzzle(verb)

    to hide the head, as a child in the mother's bosom; to nestle

  6. Nuzzle(verb)

    to loiter; to idle

  7. Origin: [See Noursle.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Nuzzle

    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.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nuzzle in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nuzzle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Leah Greenbaum:

    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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