Nestle - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈnesl|  American pronunciation of the word nestle
Brit.  |ˈnɛs(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word nestle

noun

- a close and affectionate (and often prolonged) embrace (syn: cuddle, snuggle)
- move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position (syn: cuddle, nest, nuzzle, snuggle)
- lie in a sheltered position
The little cottage nestles in the forest
- position comfortably (syn: snuggle)
The baby nestled her head in her mother's elbow

Examples

He nestled his head against his mother's shoulder.

She carefully nestled the hamster into its cage.

The fly ball nestled into the outfielder's glove.

A village nestled in the foothills.

Rich burgundy orchids nestled among warm cream semi-open roses.

The dog nestled its head against her knees.

Sarah lay there peacefully, the child nestling by her side.

He nestled his head against her shoulder.

The little cottage nestles in the forest

The baby nestled her head in her mother's elbow

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: nestle
he/she/it: nestles
present participle: nestling
past tense: nestled
past participle: nestled
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