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snuggle

[snuhg-uh l] /ˈsnʌg əl/
verb (used without object), snuggled, snuggling.
1.
to lie or press closely, as for comfort or from affection; nestle; cuddle.
verb (used with object), snuggled, snuggling.
2.
to draw or press closely against, as for comfort or from affection.
noun
3.
the act of snuggling.
Origin
1680-1690
1680-90; snug + -le
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British Dictionary definitions for snuggles

snuggle

/ˈsnʌɡəl/
verb
1.
(usually intransitive; usually foll by down, up, or together) to nestle into or draw close to (somebody or something) for warmth or from affection
noun
2.
the act of snuggling
Word Origin
C17: frequentative snug (vb)
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Word Origin and History for snuggles
snuggle
1687, frequentative form of snug.
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