snuggle


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snug·gle

 (snŭg′əl)
v. snug·gled, snug·gling, snug·gles
v.intr.
1. To lie or press close together; cuddle.
2. To curl up closely or comfortably; nestle: snuggled happily under the covers.
v.tr.
To draw close or hold closely, as for comfort or in affection; hug.

[ Frequentative of snug.]

snuggle

(ˈsnʌɡəl)
vb
(usually intr; usually foll by down, up, or together) to nestle into or draw close to (somebody or something) for warmth or from affection
n
the act of snuggling
[C17: frequentative snug (vb)]

snug•gle

(ˈsnʌg əl)

v. -gled, -gling,
n. v.i.
1. to lie or press closely, as for comfort or from affection; nestle.
v.t.
2. to draw or press closely against.
n.
3. the act of snuggling.
[1680–90]

snuggle


Past participle: snuggled
Gerund: snuggling

Imperative
snuggle
snuggle
Present
I snuggle
you snuggle
he/she/it snuggles
we snuggle
you snuggle
they snuggle
Preterite
I snuggled
you snuggled
he/she/it snuggled
we snuggled
you snuggled
they snuggled
Present Continuous
I am snuggling
you are snuggling
he/she/it is snuggling
we are snuggling
you are snuggling
they are snuggling
Present Perfect
I have snuggled
you have snuggled
he/she/it has snuggled
we have snuggled
you have snuggled
they have snuggled
Past Continuous
I was snuggling
you were snuggling
he/she/it was snuggling
we were snuggling
you were snuggling
they were snuggling
Past Perfect
I had snuggled
you had snuggled
he/she/it had snuggled
we had snuggled
you had snuggled
they had snuggled
Future
I will snuggle
you will snuggle
he/she/it will snuggle
we will snuggle
you will snuggle
they will snuggle
Future Perfect
I will have snuggled
you will have snuggled
he/she/it will have snuggled
we will have snuggled
you will have snuggled
they will have snuggled
Future Continuous
I will be snuggling
you will be snuggling
he/she/it will be snuggling
we will be snuggling
you will be snuggling
they will be snuggling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been snuggling
you have been snuggling
he/she/it has been snuggling
we have been snuggling
you have been snuggling
they have been snuggling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been snuggling
you will have been snuggling
he/she/it will have been snuggling
we will have been snuggling
you will have been snuggling
they will have been snuggling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been snuggling
you had been snuggling
he/she/it had been snuggling
we had been snuggling
you had been snuggling
they had been snuggling
Conditional
I would snuggle
you would snuggle
he/she/it would snuggle
we would snuggle
you would snuggle
they would snuggle
Past Conditional
I would have snuggled
you would have snuggled
he/she/it would have snuggled
we would have snuggled
you would have snuggled
they would have snuggled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snuggle - a close and affectionate (and often prolonged) embracesnuggle - a close and affectionate (and often prolonged) embrace
embrace, embracement, embracing - the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)
Verb1.snuggle - move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position; "We cuddled against each other to keep warm"; "The children snuggled into their sleeping bags"
cling to, hold close, hold tight, clutch - hold firmly, usually with one's hands; "She clutched my arm when she got scared"
snuggle, nestle - position comfortably; "The baby nestled her head in her mother's elbow"
draw close - pull towards oneself; "He drew the crying child close"
2.snuggle - position comfortably; "The baby nestled her head in her mother's elbow"
cuddle, draw close, nestle, nuzzle, snuggle, nest - move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position; "We cuddled against each other to keep warm"; "The children snuggled into their sleeping bags"
lay, place, put, set, position, pose - put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"

snuggle

verb nestle, curl up, cuddle up, huddle I snuggled down in the big, comfortable seat.

snuggle

verb
To lie or press close together, usually with another person or thing:
Translations
يَسْتَكِنُّ الطِفْل طالِبا الدِّفء
přitulit se
putte sig
odabújik
hjúfra sig upp aî
pritúliť sa

snuggle

[ˈsnʌgl] VI to snuggle down in bedacurrucarse en la cama
to snuggle up to sbarrimarse a algn
I like to snuggle up with a bookme gusta ponerme cómodo a leer

snuggle

[ˈsnʌgəl] vise pelotonner
to snuggle down in bed → se pelotonner dans son lit
to snuggle up to sb → se pelotonner contre qn

snuggle

visich schmiegen, sich kuscheln; to snuggle down in bedsich ins Bett kuscheln; to snuggle up (to somebody)sich (an jdn) anschmiegen or ankuscheln; I like to snuggle up with a bookich mache es mir gern mit einem Buch gemütlich; to snuggle into somebody/somethingsich an jdm ankuscheln/in etw (acc)einkuscheln; the cottages snuggled in the valleydie Häuschen schmiegten sich ins Tal
vtan sich (acc)schmiegen

snuggle

[ˈsnʌgl] vi to snuggle down in bedrannicchiarsi nel letto
to snuggle up to sb → stringersi a qn

snug

(snag) adjective
1. warm, comfortable; sheltered from the cold. The house is small but snug.
2. (of clothes etc) fitting closely. This jacket is a nice snug fit.
ˈsnuggle verb
to curl one's body up especially closely against another person, for warmth etc. She snuggled up to her mother and went to sleep.
ˈsnugly adverb
1. tightly and neatly. The gun fitted snugly into my pocket.
2. comfortably or warmly. The girl had a scarf wrapped snugly round her neck.
ˈsnugness noun
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