Antonyms for nestle

Grammar : Verb
Spell : nes-uh l
Phonetic Transcription : ˈnɛs əl

Definition of nestle

Origin :
  • Old English nestlian "build a nest," from nest (see nest (n.)). Figurative sense of "settle (oneself) comfortably, snuggle" is first recorded 1540s. Related: Nestled; nestling.
  • verb curl up
Example sentences :
  • Nestle here with us, and see wonderful things come to pass.'
  • Extract from : « A Little Book of Profitable Tales » by Eugene Field
  • And welcomes the visions that day after day With baby's sweet presence will nestle and stay.
  • Extract from : « Grandma's Memories » by Mary D. Brine
  • I longed to take her and nestle her comfortably; but, of course, took no notice of her.
  • Extract from : « Lotus Buds » by Amy Carmichael
  • As well expect a breadth of starched brown holland to nestle.
  • Extract from : « The Return of Peter Grimm » by David Belasco
  • The world will nestle in regaling plenty and great assurance.
  • Extract from : « The Lost Ten Tribes, and 1882 » by Joseph Wild
  • Not tall, slight enough to nestle, but strong and self-reliant.
  • Extract from : « The Trail of the Hawk » by Sinclair Lewis
  • I don't bother to hold the girls now-a-days, I just let 'em nestle.
  • Extract from : « Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, March 18, 1914 » by Various
  • They nestle in trees, themselves excavating the nest cavity.
  • Extract from : « Birds of the Indian Hills » by Douglas Dewar
  • Does not the sparrow follow me about and nestle on my shoulder, dear little thing?
  • Extract from : « Lucretia, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • It drew the beasts to his side and the birds to nestle in his bosom.
  • Extract from : « The Book of Saints and Friendly Beasts » by Abbie Farwell Brown

Synonyms for nestle

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