Definition of snuggle in English:


Syllabification: snug·gle
Pronunciation: /ˈsnəɡəl


Settle or move into a warm, comfortable position: [no object]: I snuggled down in my sleeping bag [with object]: she snuggled her head into his shoulder
More example sentences
  • Lynn turned off the light before snuggling comfortably under the warm comforter.
  • I smile weakly through my still-flowing tears and snuggle into his warm embrace.
  • She couldn't help but snuggle against the warm comforter, taking in its scent and texture.
nestle, curl up, huddle (up), cuddle up, nuzzle, settle


late 17th century: frequentative of the verb snug.

Definition of snuggle in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day dissonant
Pronunciation: ˈdɪs(ə)nənt
lacking harmony