Definition of nest


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • nest is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 4 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • nest is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 5 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of nest

  • move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. cuddle
    2. draw close
    3. nestle
    4. nuzzle
    5. snuggle

  • a cosy or secluded retreat (noun)

  • a gang of people (criminals or spies or terrorists) assembled in one locality (noun)

    Examples

    1. a nest of thieves

  • a kind of gun emplacement (noun)

    Examples

    1. a machine-gun nest
    2. a nest of snipers

  • a structure in which animals lay eggs or give birth to their young (noun)

  • fit together or fit inside (verb)

    Examples

    1. nested bowls

  • furniture pieces made to fit close together (noun)

  • gather nests (verb)

  • inhabit a nest, usually after building (verb)

    Examples

    1. birds are nesting outside my window every Spring

See definition of nest in Merriam Webster