AskDefine | Define nuzzle

Dictionary Definition



1 move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position; "We cuddled against each other to keep warm"; "The children snuggled into their sleeping bags" [syn: cuddle, snuggle, nestle, nest, draw close]
2 rub noses [syn: nose]
3 dig out with the snout; "the pig nuzzled the truffle"

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. to stroke someone affectionately using the nose
    The horse nuzzled its foal's head gently to wake him up.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

bundle, burrow, caress, croodle, cuddle, feel up, fondle, knead, lap, massage, nestle, nose, pet, rub, rub against, rub noses, snuggle, stroke
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