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  Words related to nest

Related / Similar Words: cuddle, snuggle, nestle, nuzzle, draw close

 

Definition:
  • a kind of gun emplacement; "a machine-gun nest"; "a nest of snipers";
  • furniture pieces made to fit close together;
  • a gang of people (criminals or spies or terrorists) assembled in one locality; "a nest of thieves";
  • a cosy or secluded retreat;
  • a structure in which animals lay eggs or give birth to their young;
  • gather nests;
  • 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";
  • fit together or fit inside; "nested bowls";
  • inhabit a nest, usually after building; "birds are nesting outside my window every Spring";

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    Hyponyms: sleeper nest, beehive, hive, bird's nest, drey, mouse nest, mouse's nest, nidus

     

    Grouped Verbs: nestle, snuggle, draw close

     

    Derivational Morphology: nester, cuddle, nestle, snuggle, caressing, cuddling, fondling, hugging, kissing, necking, petting, smooching, snuggling

     

    Anagrams: sent

     

    Language Translations:
    Albanian: fole   Catalan: niu  
    Chinese: 鸟巢   Croatian: gnijezdo  
    Danish: rede   Dutch: nest  
    Esperanto: nesto   Finnish: pesä and pesäke  
    French: nid   Georgian: ბუდე  
    German: Nest   Greek: φωλιά  
    Hungarian: fészek   Italian: nido  
    Japanese:   Korean: 둥지  
    Malayalam: കൂട്   Polish: gniazdo and kryjówka  
    Portuguese: covil and ninho   Russian: гнездо and притон  
    Spanish: cueva and nido   Swedish: näste and rede  
    Telugu: గూడు  
     
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