nuzzle nuzzle  /ˈnə zəl/


  1. (v) move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position
  2. (v) rub noses
  3. (v) dig out with the snout


  1. First, she seemed to have violated some unspoken rule we have about fertility treatments, the miracle technologies that nuzzle up against so many ethical lines.
  2. And few nooks to nuzzle in.
  3. A bucolic scene straight out of classic Disney: birdies flutter, bunnies nuzzle, a Bambi-esque deer gracefully grazes.



  1. Fischer said the males "sit together, embrace each other, then they hold up the infant and nuzzle it. Their teeth chatter and lip smack while making low frequency grumbling noises."
    on Apr 21, 2010 By: Julia Fischer Source:

  2. In "Sleeping With Bad Boys," Denham writes that Dean was a "tender and considerate lover" who instantly fixated on her size 36-DD breasts: "You're so huge for a small girl," he said. "Jimmy was at - - man, and he loved to nuzzle...
    on Oct 16, 2006 By: Alice Denham Source: New York Post

  3. "I will never forget Rupert the bear's face trying to nuzzle me from his enclosure," said Irwin in an exclusive interview with China Daily.
    on Mar 20, 2005 By: Steve Irwin Source: China Daily

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