What is another word for nuzzled?

Pronunciation: [nˈʌzə͡ld] (IPA)

Nuzzled is a word that refers to a gentle rubbing or pressing of one's nose or face against something in a loving or affectionate way. Other synonyms for nuzzled include cuddled, snuggled, nestled, caressed, embraced, and hugged. These words all convey a sense of warmth, intimacy and tenderness. Other synonyms for nuzzled that can be used in different contexts include nestling, fondling, stroking, petting, and rubbing. Each of these words can add a unique nuance to the meaning, depending on the tone of the context they are used in. Overall, the word nuzzled and its synonyms are often associated with love, affection, and physical closeness.

What are the hypernyms for Nuzzled?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Nuzzled

Stiff fur nuzzled her skin.
"Master of the Moondog"
Stanley Mullen
He nuzzled the fleeing pair playfully, and followed them after his own lazy and intricate and incredibly whimsical fashion.
"Master of the Moondog"
Stanley Mullen
Unquestionably it took kindly to its new rider; for once when she dismounted the big horse walked up behind and nuzzled her shoulder.
"Riders of the Silences"
Max Brand

Related words: nuzzles, nuzzle, nuzzled up, nuzzling, embracing

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