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Definition 1: rub noses - [verb of contact]

Synonyms for nuzzle in the sense of this definition

(nuzzle is a kind of ...) touch or stroke lightly in a loving or endearing manner

"He caressed her face" "They fondled in the back seat of the taxi"

Definition 2: dig out with the snout - [verb of contact]

Samples where nuzzle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the pig nuzzled the truffle

(nuzzle is a kind of ...) find by digging in the ground

"I dug up an old box in the garden"

Definition 3: move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position - [verb of contact]

Samples where nuzzle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We cuddled against each other to keep warm
  • The children snuggled into their sleeping bags

Synonyms for nuzzle in the sense of this definition

(nuzzle is a kind of ...) hold firmly, usually with one's hands

"She clutched my arm when she got scared"

(nuzzle has a similar meaning as ...) position comfortably

"The baby nestled her head in her mother's elbow"

(nuzzle has a similar meaning as ...) pull towards oneself

"He drew the crying child close"

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