Variant of nuzzle
transitive verbnuzzled, nuzzling
- to push against or rub with the nose, snout, muzzle, etc.
- to root up with the nose or snout: said of a pig, etc.
Origin of nuzzleMiddle English noselen ; from nose, nose + frequentative -elen
- to push or rub with the nose, etc. against or into something
- to lie close; nestle; snuggle