Snuggle

  • 1Snuggle — is the brand name of a fabric softener sold by Unilever in the United States and Canada. It features a teddy bear (named the Snuggle Bear) as its mascot. The product is available in sheets or liquid (in concentrate and non concentrate forms).… …

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  • 2Snuggle — Snug gle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Snuggled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Snuggling}.] [Freq. of snug.] To move one way and the other so as to get a close place; to lie close for comfort; to cuddle; to nestle. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3snuggle — 1680s, frequentative form of SNUG (Cf. snug) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4snuggle — [v] cuddle bundle, burrow, curl up, grasp, huddle, hug, nestle, nuzzle, snug, spoon; concepts 190,201 Ant. separate, stay away …

    New thesaurus

  • 5snuggle — ► VERB ▪ settle into a warm, comfortable position. ORIGIN from SNUG(Cf. ↑snugness) …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6snuggle — [snug′əl] vi. snuggled, snuggling [freq. of SNUG] to lie closely and comfortably; nestle; cuddle, as for warmth, in affection, etc. vt. to hold or draw close or in a comfortable position; cuddle; nestle …

    English World dictionary

  • 7snuggle up — v. (d; intr.) to snuggle up to (the little girl snuggled up to her doll) * * * (d; intr.) to snuggle up to (the little girl snuggle upd up to her doll) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 8snuggle — UK [ˈsnʌɡ(ə)l] / US verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms snuggle : present tense I/you/we/they snuggle he/she/it snuggles present participle snuggling past tense snuggled past participle snuggled to put yourself into a warm, comfortable,… …

    English dictionary

  • 9snuggle — v. (d; intr.) to snuggle against (the children snuggled against each other) * * * [ snʌg(ə)l] (d; intr.) to snuggle against (the children snuggled against each other) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 10snuggle — snug|gle [ˈsnʌgəl] v [I always + adverb/preposition] informal [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: snug to snuggle (16 20 centuries), probably from snug (adjective)] to settle into a warm comfortable position snuggle up/down/against etc ▪ She snuggled up in …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11snuggle — [c]/ˈsnʌgəl / (say snuguhl) verb (snuggled, snuggling) –verb (i) Also, snuggle up, snuggle in. 1. to lie or press closely in, as for warmth, comfort or affection; nestle; cuddle. –verb (t) 2. to draw or press closely, as for warmth or comfort, or …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 12snuggle — verb (snuggled; snuggling) Etymology: frequentative of 1snug Date: 1687 intransitive verb to curl up comfortably or cozily transitive verb 1. to draw close especially for comfort or in affection 2. to make snug • snuggle noun …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 13snuggle — 1. noun /ˈsnʌɡəl/ a) An affectionate hug. b) The final remnant left in a liqour bottle. 2. verb /ˈsnʌɡəl/ a) To lie close to another person or thing, hugging or being cosy. Sometimes my …

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  • 14snuggle — snug|gle [ snʌgl ] verb intransitive or transitive to put yourself into a warm, comfortable, and safe position, for example by sitting with your body against someone else s body, or sliding your body down under the covers on a bed: an evening… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15snuggle — [[t]snʌ̱g(ə)l[/t]] snuggles, snuggling, snuggled VERB If you snuggle somewhere, you settle yourself into a warm, comfortable position, especially by moving closer to another person. [V adv/prep] Jane snuggled up against his shoulder... [V… …

    English dictionary

  • 16snuggle — verb (intransitive always + adv/prep) informal to settle into a warm comfortable position (+ up/down/into etc): Let s snuggle up together and watch TV …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English