1. [ verb ] move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position
Synonyms: snuggle cuddle nuzzle draw_close nest

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

Related terms: cling_to draw_close caressing cuddle
2. [ verb ] lie in a sheltered position

"The little cottage nestles in the forest"

Related terms: lie
3. [ verb ] position comfortably
Synonyms: snuggle

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

Related terms: situate cuddle
4. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 20062
5. [ noun ] a close and affectionate (and often prolonged) embrace
Synonyms: snuggle cuddle
Related terms: embrace cuddle
Similar spelling:   nestled