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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
nestle /'nesl/
  • nội động từ
    • nép mình, náu mình, rúc vào
      • the child nestled close to its mother: đứa bé nép mình vào mẹ
    • (từ hiếm,nghĩa hiếm) làm tổ, làm ổ
    • ngoại động từ
      • ấp ủ, ôm chặt, ghì chặt
        • to nestle a baby in one's arms: ôm chặt cháu nhỏ trong cánh tay
      • nép (mình), náu (mình), rúc (người) vào
        • to nestle oneself in a haystack: rúc vào trong đống cỏ khô
    Concise Dictionary
    +a close and affectionate (and often prolonged) embrace
    +move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position
    +lie in a sheltered position
    +position comfortably

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    cuddle (up), snuggle (up), huddle, curl up, nuzzle (up):
    They nestled close together to keep warm.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    1 [V] to sit or lie down in a warm or soft place: He hugged her and she nestled against his chest.
    2 [VN] to put or hold sb/sth in a comfortable position in a warm or soft place: He nestled the baby in his arms. + She nestled her head against his shoulder.
    3 [V] to be situated in a position that is protected, sheltered or partly hidden: The little town nestles snugly at the foot of the hill.
    Collocation Dictionary


    comfortably, safely


    She sat back, nestling against his chest.
    | among
    The town nestles comfortably among the hills.
    | between, in
    a tiny village nestling in a valley

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