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English translation: time for being close - caresses, cuddles etc

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English term or phrase:Snuggle time
English translation:time for being close - caresses, cuddles etc
Entered by: Sheila Wilson
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13:50 Feb 6, 2009
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English term or phrase: Snuggle time
concerned with a baby.
Jianming Sun
Local time: 17:13
time for being close - caresses, cuddles etc
Explanation:
to snuggle up together is to lie very close, touching (similar to cuddle)

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Note added at 4 mins (2009-02-06 13:54:36 GMT)
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to lie or, more generally, to be - the baby could be snuggled in your arms
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Sheila Wilson
Spain
Local time: 10:13
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Summary of answers provided
5 +9time for being close - caresses, cuddles etc
Sheila Wilson
Summary of reference entries provided
Merriam-Webster definition of "snuggle"
Michael Powers (PhD)

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3 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +9
snuggle time
time for being close - caresses, cuddles etc


Explanation:
to snuggle up together is to lie very close, touching (similar to cuddle)

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Note added at 4 mins (2009-02-06 13:54:36 GMT)
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to lie or, more generally, to be - the baby could be snuggled in your arms

Sheila Wilson
Spain
Local time: 10:13
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 31
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Michael Powers (PhD): exactly - affection time - Mike :)
0 min
  -> Thanks - that's it

agree  Lalit Sati
5 mins
  -> Thanks

agree  Jack Doughty
12 mins
  -> Thanks

agree  Suzan Hamer
14 mins
  -> Thanks

agree  Tony M
45 mins
  -> Thanks

agree  Kristina Thorne
3 hrs
  -> Thanks

agree  Sabine Akabayov, PhD
3 hrs
  -> Thanks

agree  Patricia Townshend
3 hrs
  -> Thanks

agree  Gunilla Zedigh
22 hrs
  -> Thanks
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4 mins peer agreement (net): +1
Reference: Merriam-Webster definition of "snuggle"

Reference information:
snuggle
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Main Entry:
snug·gle Listen to the pronunciation of snuggle
Pronunciation:
ˈsnə-gəl
Function:
verb
Inflected Form(s):
snug·gled; snug·gling Listen to the pronunciation of snuggling -g(ə-)liŋ
Etymology:
frequentative of 1snug
Date:
1687

intransitive verb : to curl up comfortably or cozily transitive verb 1 : to draw close especially for comfort or in affection 2 : to make snug
— snuggle noun

Michael Powers (PhD)
United States
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 136

Peer comments on this reference comment (and responses from the reference poster)
agree  Sheila Wilson: to make snug = snug as a bug in a rug (as my Mum always said)
15 mins
  -> Nice expression - my mom and dad would use the same expression - Mike :)
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Changes made by editors
Feb 20, 2009 - Changes made by Sheila Wilson:
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Feb 6, 2009 - Changes made by Tony M:
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