Synonyms of nestling


1. nestling, baby bird, young bird

usage: young bird not yet fledged

2. child, kid, youngster, minor, shaver, nipper, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, fry, nestling, juvenile, juvenile person

usage: a young person of either sex; "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngster"


1. cuddle, snuggle, nestle, nest, nuzzle, draw close, cling to, hold close, hold tight, clutch

usage: 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"

2. nestle, lie

usage: lie in a sheltered position; "The little cottage nestles in the forest"

3. nestle, snuggle, put, set, place, pose, position, lay

usage: position comfortably; "The baby nestled her head in her mother's elbow"

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Definition and meaning of nestling (Dictionary)