Definition of snuggle in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsnʌɡ(ə)l/


Settle or move into a warm, comfortable position: [no object, with adverbial]: I snuggled down in my sleeping bag [with object and adverbial]: 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 (to), nuzzle (up to), settle, ensconce oneself, lie close to;
embrace, hug;
North American  snug down


Late 17th century: frequentative of the verb snug.

Words that rhyme with snuggle

juggle, smuggle, struggle

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