Nuzzle - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈnʌzl|  American pronunciation of the word nuzzle
Brit.  |ˈnʌz(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word nuzzle

verb

- move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position (syn: cuddle, nest, nestle, snuggle)
- rub noses (syn: nose)
- dig out with the snout

the pig nuzzled the truffle

Examples

The dog nuzzled my leg.

He nuzzled into her neck.

The mare nuzzled into his neck.

The dog started nuzzling at my knees.

Evan leaned forward and began nuzzling her shoulder.

The horses were nuzzling up against each other.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: nuzzle
he/she/it: nuzzles
present participle: nuzzling
past tense: nuzzled
past participle: nuzzled
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