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nuzzle

Pronunciation: /ˈnʌzəl/

Translation of nuzzle in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • (rub against)to nuzzle against sth/sb the dog nuzzled against my leg el perro me acarició la pierna con el hocico he nuzzled (up) against her se acurrucó contra ella
    Example sentences
    • Veil nodded understandingly and nuzzled her neck gently like his mother used to do to comfort him.
    • She was leaning into his side, nose nuzzling his cocktail jacket.
    • Firstly, I watched queen wasps and bees gently nuzzling bricks and mortar in the sunshine, looking for the weakness that provides a new home.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • acariciar con el hocico

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