Definition of snuggle in English:

snuggle

verb

  • Settle or move into a warm, comfortable position.

    no object, with adverbial ‘I snuggled down in my sleeping bag’
    with object and adverbial ‘she snuggled her head into his shoulder’
    • ‘I snuggled into my warm bed and shut my eyes, in anticipation of a blissful sleep.’
    • ‘I snuggled even closer to his warm body, trying to absorb the heat into my cold one.’
    • ‘I snuggle back down into the blanket, my toes warm, my fingers warm, and my eyes still comfortably closed.’
    • ‘Imagine snuggling up in front of your own log fire while outside the north wind blows a bitter warning of frosty times ahead.’
    • ‘Mira smiled ever so slightly in her sleep and moved a little, snuggling down under the coat.’
    • ‘I've got a rip-roaring book to read, some projects to work on and lots of warm clothes to snuggle up in.’
    • ‘She couldn't help but snuggle against the warm comforter, taking in its scent and texture.’
    • ‘I grumbled with my face in my warm pillow as I snuggled deeper into bed.’
    • ‘For tonight at least it's cool here in Texas and snuggling under those blankets sounds mighty good.’
    • ‘But I simply can't resist turning back the duvet, snuggling up to my son and going back to sleep.’
    • ‘I snuggle my head back into the soft, warm fabric of the sofa and doze again.’
    • ‘Lynn turned off the light before snuggling comfortably under the warm comforter.’
    • ‘Still, she was running and swimming and snuggling in bed with me.’
    • ‘When chill in the air touches the bone, the body yearns to snuggle into warm clothing.’
    • ‘She moved closer, snuggling into his side as she reveled in the emotions that made her feel alive.’
    • ‘Sliding across the seat, she snuggled close, her breath warming his neck.’
    • ‘So, if you zealously guard your privacy and love snuggling alone in the bunk bed and chewing a chocolate, a job on a ship is not for you.’
    • ‘I smile weakly through my still-flowing tears and snuggle into his warm embrace.’
    • ‘I roll over, snuggling deeper into the warm quilts, hoping to slip back into sleep.’
    • ‘However, it's hard to be seriously annoyed when you have a cat snuggling you and giving you gentle licks, as mine just did.’
    nestle, curl up, huddle, huddle up, cuddle up, cuddle up to, nuzzle, nuzzle up to, settle, ensconce oneself, lie close to
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Origin

Late 17th century: frequentative of the verb snug.

Pronunciation

snuggle

/ˈsnʌɡ(ə)l/