snoozle

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snoozle (third-person singular simple present snoozles, present participle snoozled, simple past and past participle snoozling)

  1. (UK, rare) Affectionate variant of nuzzle, perhaps combining snooze with nuzzle. [from earlier 19th c.]
    • 1847, Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights, Chapter III
      She [] seemed absorbed in her occupation; desisting from it only to [] push away a dog, now and then, that snoozled its nose overforwardly into her face.