Synonyms for (noun) nestle

Synonyms: nestle, cuddle, snuggle

Definition: a close and affectionate (and often prolonged) embrace

Similar words: embrace, embracement, embracing

Definition: the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)

Synonyms for (verb) nestle

Synonyms: snuggle, nuzzle, nest, nestle, cuddle, draw close

Definition: move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position

Usage: We cuddled against each other to keep warm; The children snuggled into their sleeping bags

Similar words: cling to, clutch, hold close, hold tight

Definition: hold firmly, usually with one's hands

Usage: She clutched my arm when she got scared


Synonyms: snuggle, nestle

Definition: position comfortably

Usage: The baby nestled her head in her mother's elbow

Similar words: put, place, pose, position, set, lay

Definition: put into a certain place or abstract location

Usage: Put your things here; Set the tray down; Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children; Place emphasis on a certain point


Synonyms: nestle

Definition: lie in a sheltered position

Usage: The little cottage nestles in the forest

Similar words: lie

Definition: be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position