snuggle

To snuggle is to cuddle with someone. Snuggling is a little like hugging, and it often takes place in bed.

This is a cutesy word for cute behavior: nestling or nuzzling someone. People snuggle to warm each other up or to be affectionate. People dating or married often snuggle. Close friends or siblings might snuggle, and people definitely snuggle with their pets. Snuggling is only likely to happen with people who are close; if you try to snuggle a stranger, you'll probably get arrested.

Definitions of snuggle
  1. verb
    move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position
    “The children snuggled into their sleeping bags”
    synonyms: cuddle, draw close, nest, nestle, nuzzle
    nestle
    position comfortably
    draw close
    pull towards oneself
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    type of:
    cling to, clutch, hold close, hold tight
    hold firmly, usually with one's hands
  2. verb
    position comfortably
    synonyms: nestle
    cuddle, draw close, nest, nestle, nuzzle
    move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position
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    type of:
    lay, place, pose, position, put, set
    put into a certain place or abstract location
  3. noun
    a close and affectionate (and often prolonged) embrace
    synonyms: cuddle, nestle
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    type of:
    embrace, embracement, embracing
    the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)
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