His interest was elsewhere, and, resisting her hugging, he began to 45 nuzzle her hands for sweets.
They would push and nuzzle a man along a road, and never upset him.
All of a sudden Don began to tremble with eagerness and nuzzle and sniff among the roots of the grass.
They stirred, making tiny whimpering sounds and trying to move their heads to nuzzle at her fingers.
The frightful head whipped back at the end of the long neck, to nuzzle at the seared spot.
And when he slept at night something came to nuzzle at his mind; faceless, formless, utterly alien.
It would be so nice just to lean back and nuzzle up to her, down in the sand.
Hilda put the baby in Sarah's arms, and he began to nuzzle at her shrunken breasts.
Taggi came to lick his face, nuzzle him, making a small, bewildered whimpering.
The paper dropped into the ditch and lay still, and the pony began to nuzzle Janice's hand.
early 15c., "to bring the nose to the ground," back-formation from noselyng "on the nose, prostrate," frequentative of nose (v.); meaning "burrow with the nose" is first attested 1520s; that of "lie snug" is from 1590s, influenced by nestle, or by nursle, frequentative of nurse. Related: Nuzzled; nuzzling.