English - Vietnamese Dictionary
nestle /'nesl/Concise Dictionary
- 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
+a close and affectionate (and often prolonged) embrace
+move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position
+lie in a sheltered position
Advanced English Dictionary
cuddle (up), snuggle (up), huddle, curl up, nuzzle (up):
They nestled close together to keep warm.
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.
She sat back, nestling against his chest.
The town nestles comfortably among the hills.
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a tiny village nestling in a valley
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