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nestle
American English: /ˈnɛsəl/
British English: /ˈnɛs(ə)l/

Translation of nestle in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • (snuggle) the children nestled down under the blankets
    los niños se acurrucaron bajo las mantas
    he nestled up to her
    se acurrucó contra ella
    the village nestles at the foot of the hill
    el pueblo está enclavado al pie de la montaña
    Example sentences
    • Mrs Grey Dove now has small brown hopping babies that nestle under her maternal wings at night.
    • There is a more or less serious argument about contemporary culture nestling within this gleeful demolition job, but it does not become apparent until about halfway through the narrative.
    • There is even a Thompson mouse nestling within one of the upper panels of the heavy iron-studded double doors of St William's College.

transitive verb

  • (lay) (often passive) her head was nestled against his shoulder
    tenía la cabeza recostada en su hombro
    he nestled the butt of the rifle into his shoulder
    apoyó la culata del rifle contra el hombro

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