• Definition for "nestle"
    • To settle snugly and easily: The pet nestled…
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nestle definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • To settle snugly and easily: The pet nestled among the pillows.
    • To lay in a sheltered place: a cottage that nestles when you look at the timber.
    • To draw or hit near, like in affection; snuggle: The child nestled up to the woman mama.
    • Archaic To nest.
    • to create and occupy a nest; to nest.
    • To lay close and snug, as a bird inside her nest; to cuddle up; to stay, like in a nest; to harbor; to simply take protection.
    • To move about in one's place, like a bird when shaping the interior of her nest or a young bird getting close to the parent.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To snuggle or push contentedly: the infant nestled its at once my shoulder.
    • To place or settle just as if in a nest: we nestled the puppy in my arms.
    • to accommodate, as with a nest.
    • To cherish, as a bird her younger.
  • verb:
    • To settle oneself comfortably and snugly.
    • To press oneself against another affectionately.
    • To lie half-hidden or in protection.
    • to create or sit-upon a nest.
    • lie in a sheltered place
    • place easily
    • move or arrange yourself in an appropriate and cozy position
  • others:
    • to help make or utilize a nest; have a nesting-place: stated mainly of wild birds.
    • To lie near and snug, as a bird inside her nest.
    • To dispose an individual's self easily for remainder or repose; snuggle; cuddle.
    • To provide with a nest; residence or housing; settle as with a nest: frequently made use of reflexively.
    • To cherish; fondle closely; cuddle, as a bird the lady youthful.
  • noun:
    • a close and affectionate (and frequently extended) embrace
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