Synonyms of nestled


1. cuddle, snuggle, nestle, nest, nuzzle, draw close, cling to, hold close, hold tight, clutch

usage: move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position; "We cuddled against each other to keep warm"; "The children snuggled into their sleeping bags"

2. nestle, lie

usage: lie in a sheltered position; "The little cottage nestles in the forest"

3. nestle, snuggle, put, set, place, pose, position, lay

usage: position comfortably; "The baby nestled her head in her mother's elbow"


1. nestled, snuggled, close (vs. distant)

usage: drawn or pressed close to someone or something for or as if for affection or protection; "saw a number of small houses nestled against the hillside"; "like a baby snuggled in its mother's arms"

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