verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Origin of nest
OTHER WORDS FROM nestnest·a·ble, adjectivenester, nounnestlike, adjectivenesty, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for nest
They followed them back to the nest, which Spichiger said was located less than 30 feet from a children’s play set.
One or two additional years gives your existing nest egg time to grow, more time for additional retirement contributions with higher catch-up limits for those age 50 and up, and less time that nest egg needs to support you in retirement.Your 401(k) is still likely to have a bumpy ride after the election|Michelle Singletary|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
Once I had an empty nest, I took on more hours so that parents of young children could focus on their family.The pandemic is amplifying tensions between working moms and child-free colleagues|Karla Miller|November 5, 2020|Washington Post
The idea is that folks with checking accounts at BofA’s 4,300 branches will stick with the bank for credit cards, car loans, and mortgages, and managing their nest eggs via a private banker or Merrill Lynch financial adviser.Bank of America just ended a weak quarter—but there were 3 little-noticed bright spots|Shawn Tully|October 18, 2020|Fortune
Even with Google’s efforts to make the nest sound good anywhere, placement does matter.Google’s Nest Audio sounds remarkably good for a $99 smart speaker|Stan Horaczek|October 6, 2020|Popular Science
How to Be Inappropriateby Daniel Nester A TMI compendia of inappropriate and humorous nonfiction.
Daniel Nester— the man who tanned his way to happiness—inches his way to the answer.
Daniel Nester—the man who tanned his way to happiness—inches his way to the answer.
Daniel Nester is the author of How to Be Inappropriate, a book of humorous nonfiction.
"Are you sure there isn't a woman at this nester's shack," said he appealingly to the bearers of the blanket stretcher.Wells Brothers|Andy Adams
The nester was uncoiling a rope from his saddle horn, and at this sight Masten shrieked and went to his knees.The Range Boss|Charles Alden Seltzer
If we was all of us like you, there'd be nothing to it for the nester-bunch.
What had the boys been thinking of, to let that nester stock get past them in the night?
Till we do we've got to hang and rattle, and keep that nester stock from getting past us.
British Dictionary definitions for nest
Derived forms of nestnester, nounnestlike, adjective
Word Origin for nest
Idioms and Phrases with nest
see empty nest; feather one's nest; foul one's nest; stir up a hornet's nest.