Origin of nest
OTHER WORDS FROM nestnest·a·ble, adjectivenester, nounnestlike, adjectivenesty, adjective
Words nearby nest
How to use nest in a sentence
With tens of millions across the US currently unemployed, the number of residents with anything close to an ample emergency nest egg has likely dropped even lower.Hurricane Laura is the strongest storm to hit Louisiana in more than a century|Sara Chodosh|August 28, 2020|Popular-Science
Most creatures, most of the time, find it easier to do the latter than the former, which is why living things generally are more concerned with feathering their nests than de-feathering those of others.Just Because It’s Natural Doesn’t Mean It’s Good - Issue 89: The Dark Side|David P. Barash|August 19, 2020|Nautilus
For example, some of them sat on eggs in open nests, like modern birds.
They also worry that the investigation could be used to build up his own nest of public funds and could be used to resurrect the controversial $470 million desalination project in Playas de Rosarito.Border Report: Surviving in Tijuana Has Gotten Even Harder for Haitian Migrants|Maya Srikrishnan|July 20, 2020|Voice of San Diego
This could include whole nests of honeybees, other types of hornets and yellow jackets.
Unlike Brunner, Remer was itinerant, and spent much time in that other nest of postwar Nazis—Cairo.
Mark Reay is a handsome model-turned-photographer who is homeless, living in a secret ‘nest’ on top of an apartment building.
And an eaglet does not start off flying from the ground, but from the nest.
When he approached the wrecked nest, Patterson saw one of the eaglets on the exposed ground near the base of the tree.
He then spoke to the state police, who proved to be aware of the fallen nest.
A small book, bound in full purple calf, lay half hidden in a nest of fine tissue paper on the dressing-table.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
Almost as soon as she had finished building her nest she had discovered a strange-looking egg there.
The grass had a delightful fragrance, like new-mown hay, and was neatly wound around the tunnel, like the inside of a bird's-nest.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
And away she flew to her nest, leaving Grandfather Mole to talk to the air, if he wished.
Weimar being such a "kleines Nest (little nest)," as Liszt calls it, every stranger is immediately remarked.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
British Dictionary definitions for nest
Derived forms of nestnester, nounnestlike, adjective
Word Origin for nest
Other Idioms and Phrases with nest
see empty nest; feather one's nest; foul one's nest; stir up a hornet's nest.