Synonyms for nuzzle

Synonyms for (verb) nuzzle

Synonyms: nuzzle

Definition: dig out with the snout

Usage: the pig nuzzled the truffle

Similar words: dig up, turn up, excavate

Definition: find by digging in the ground

Usage: I dug up an old box in the garden

Synonyms: nose, nuzzle

Definition: rub noses

Similar words: fondle, caress

Definition: touch or stroke lightly in a loving or endearing manner

Usage: He caressed her face; They fondled in the back seat of the taxi

Synonyms: snuggle, nuzzle, nest, nestle, cuddle, draw close

Definition: move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position

Usage: We cuddled against each other to keep warm; The children snuggled into their sleeping bags

Similar words: cling to, clutch, hold close, hold tight

Definition: hold firmly, usually with one's hands

Usage: She clutched my arm when she got scared