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Definition of "nuzzle" []

  • To rub or push against gently with or as if with the nose or snout: stroked and nuzzled the kitten. (verb-transitive)
  • To root or move with the snout. (verb-transitive)
  • To make rubbing or pressing motions with or as if with the nose or snout. (verb-intransitive)
  • To nestle together. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "nuzzle" in a sentence
  • "Always keep your head completely still and your eyes looking over your buddy's shoulder - try not to cock your head to one side as you would with a regular hug as this risks degenerating in to a "nuzzle" or worse, a "cuddle"."
  • "Tristan looked away, then pulled me close to nuzzle my ear."
  • "It makes beautiful women go "ooooh" when they're hugging you, and lean in and nuzzle your neck and make happy sounds."