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

[ Frequentative of snug.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.snuggled - drawn or pressed close to someone or something for or as if for affection or protection; "saw a number of small houses nestled against the hillside"; "like a baby snuggled in its mother's arms"
close - at or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other; "close to noon"; "how close are we to town?"; "a close formation of ships"
References in classic literature ?
Genevieve had noticed, with a slight touch of amusement, the curious way in which Joe snuggled his body in against Ponta's in the clinches; but she had not realized why, until, in one such clinch, before the snuggling in could be effected, Ponta's fist whipped straight up in the air from under, and missed Joe's chin by a hair's-breadth.
And as she snuggled comfortably beneath the eiderdown a sense of restfulness invaded her, such as she had not known before.
I snuggled close among the wallow of snorers, to conceal as nearly as possible that I was naked of irons; and I kept a sharp lookout and pre- pared to spring for my man the moment he should bend over me.
So he kept on tramping up and down the floor and muttering, till by and by he begun to look pretty tired; then Benny she went and snuggled up to his side and put one hand in his and one arm around his waist and walked with him; and he smiled down on her, and reached down and kissed her; and so, little by little the trouble went out of his face and she persuaded him off to his room.
They camped one night in a deep dent in the canyon, where was snuggled a box-factory village, and where a toothless ancient, gazing with faded eyes at their traveling outfit, asked: "Be you showin'?
While we snuggled down there out of the wind, she learned a score of words.
He gave a long sigh, snuggled down into his blanket, and in a moment was like his com- rades.
I gave him as good as he sent, and better; for he presented a good target, while he caught only glimpses of me as I snuggled against the side-wall.
Captain Van Horn snuggled him closer in his arm with a caress of his free hand.
My man," she said, looking at me for an instant with tremulous lids which fluttered down and veiled her eyes as she snuggled her head against my breast with a happy little sigh.
He went over to her and snuggled his head in her lap, nudging her arm with his nose - an old trick of his when begging for favors.
The sleep benefit extends only to having dogs in your bedroom -- not in your bed, as adults who snuggled up to their pups in bed sacrificed quality sleep.