Pronunciation: (nuz'ul), [key]
—v., -zled, -zling,
1. to burrow or root with the nose, snout, etc., as an animal does: a rabbit nuzzling into the snow.
2. to thrust the nose, muzzle, etc.: The dog nuzzled up to his master.
3. to lie very close to someone or something; cuddle or snuggle up.
1. to root up with the nose, snout, etc.: training pigs to nuzzle truffles from the ground.
2. to touch or rub with the nose, snout, muzzle, etc.
3. to thrust the nose, muzzle, snout, etc., against or into: The horse was nuzzling my pocket for sugar.
4. to thrust (the nose or head), as into something.
5. to lie very close to; cuddle or snuggle up to.
an affectionate embrace or cuddle.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.