Antonyms for nuzzled

Grammar : Verb
Spell : nuhz-uh l
Phonetic Transcription : ˈnʌz əl

Definition of nuzzled

Origin :
  • early 15c., "to bring the nose to the ground," back-formation from noselyng "on the nose, prostrate," frequentative of nose (v.); meaning "burrow with the nose" is first attested 1520s; that of "lie snug" is from 1590s, influenced by nestle, or by nursle, frequentative of nurse. Related: Nuzzled; nuzzling.
  • verb cuddle
Example sentences :
  • I said good-bye to him and he nuzzled for the last time at my side pocket.
  • Extract from : « Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 150, March 8, 1916 » by Various
  • She nuzzled him as a pet horse might do, but made not the slightest effort to bite.
  • Extract from : « Joe Strong, the Boy Fish » by Vance Barnum
  • He nuzzled her cheek like an old horse out at pasture, and “Old honey!”
  • Extract from : « The Innocents » by Sinclair Lewis
  • And he nuzzled up to his master, in a way that made his tears come.
  • Extract from : « Cradock Nowell, Vol. 1 (of 3) » by Richard Doddridge Blackmore
  • He grinned and nuzzled her affectionately, and decided to stay a while longer.
  • Extract from : « Fair and Warmer » by E. G. von Wald
  • Molly nuzzled Maggie's pockets, but gave up when she didn't find a treat.
  • Extract from : « Maggie's Wish » by Marilyn D. Anderson
  • Dauna half turned, and nuzzled her chin in Blake's brown neck.
  • Extract from : « One-Way Ticket to Nowhere » by Leroy Yerxa
  • And like a trunk it nuzzled us, caught us up, swept us to the crest.
  • Extract from : « The Metal Monster » by A. Merritt
  • We kissed and nuzzled and I started to breathe hard and so did she.
  • Extract from : « Little Brother » by Cory Doctorow
  • Bubbles and Soapy, who had been paddock mates, nuzzled noses.
  • Extract from : « The Trail of Conflict » by Emilie Baker Loring

Synonyms for nuzzled

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