nestling : Definition, Usages, News and More

Search Words


nest ling

  • n  young bird not yet fledged
  • n  a young person of either sex
  • v  move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position
  • v  lie in a sheltered position
  • v  position comfortably

  • One was Tito's 75th birthday, when shopwindows blossomed with red-draped pictures of him, nestling among West German cameras and British textiles, and when 60,000 people .
  • He longs to be like them, so attuned to each other they could dance without music, as close as "spoons nestling in the wife's silver drawer.
  • A small bookshop nestling in the corner of this teahouse makes it easy to spend time here.

  • Tristram Hunt in New Statesman
    Typically, the pop historian Tristram Hunt writes in the Observer (23 November): "Nestling in the slipstream of American hegemony served us well in the 20th century. The bonds of culture, religion, language and ideology ensured Britain a postwar...
  • John Updike in Scotsman
    As John Updike writes in his new book Due Consideration: "The average book fits into the human hand with a seductive nestling, a kiss of texture, whether of cover cloth, glazed jacket, or flexible paperback."
  • Adrian Heaps in Globe and Mail
    People want to see a resolution to this thing, but they are nestling in to a new pattern,said Councillor Adrian Heaps of the strike that began June 22. "They don't like it but they are in it."

Hot News: The Heading Text Size Should Match With the Size Of The Image