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SNUGGLE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does snuggle mean? 

SNUGGLE (noun)
  The noun SNUGGLE has 1 sense:

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

  Familiarity information: SNUGGLE used as a noun is very rare.


SNUGGLE (verb)
  The verb SNUGGLE has 2 senses:

1. move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position
2. position comfortably

  Familiarity information: SNUGGLE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SNUGGLE (noun)


Sense 1snuggle [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A close and affectionate (and often prolonged) embrace

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

cuddle; nestle; snuggle

Hypernyms ("snuggle" is a kind of...):

embrace; embracement; embracing (the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection))


SNUGGLE (verb)


Sense 1snuggle [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

cuddle; draw close; snuggle; nestle; nuzzle; nest

Context examples:

We cuddled against each other to keep warm / The children snuggled into their sleeping bags

Hypernyms (to "snuggle" is one way to...):

cling to; clutch; hold close; hold tight (hold firmly, usually with one's hands)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s PP


Sense 2snuggle [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Position comfortably

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

snuggle; nestle

Context example:

The baby nestled her head in her mother's elbow

Hypernyms (to "snuggle" is one way to...):

lay; place; pose; position; put; set (put into a certain place or abstract location)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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