(noun, verb)


1. a close and affectionate (and often prolonged) embrace

Similar word(s): cuddle, snuggle

Definition categories: act, embrace, embracement, embracing


1. move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position

Similar word(s): cuddle, nest, nuzzle, snuggle

Definition categories: contact, clutch

2. lie in a sheltered position

- The little cottage nestles in the forest

Definition categories: stative, lie

3. position comfortably

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

Similar word(s): snuggle

Definition categories: contact, lay, place, pose, position, put, set

Sentences with nestle as a verb:

- The old shop nestled between the newer apartment buildings.