(redirected from cuddlier)
Also found in: Thesaurus.


v. cud·dled, cud·dling, cud·dles
To hold fondly in the arms; hug tenderly. See Synonyms at caress.
To nestle; snuggle: The children cuddled together on the couch.
The act of cuddling; a hug or embrace.

[Origin unknown.]

cud′dle·some, cud′dly adj.


(ˈkʌd li)

adj. -dli•er, -dli•est.
suitable for or inviting cuddling.
Sometimes, cud′dle•some (-l səm)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cuddly - inviting cuddling or hugging; "a cuddlesome baby"; "a cuddly teddybear"
lovable, loveable - having characteristics that attract love or affection; "a mischievous but lovable child"


adjective soft, plump, buxom, curvaceous, huggable, cuddlesome, warm a small, plump, cuddly woman
insanın içine sokası gelenşirin


[ˈkʌdlɪ] ADJ (cuddlier (compar) (cuddliest (superl))) [person] → rico, tierno; [animal] → cariñoso; [toy] → de peluche


[ˈkʌdəli] adj
[soft toy, teddy] → doux(douce) cuddly toy
He's very cuddly → On a envie de le câliner.cuddly toy npeluche f


adj (+er) (= wanting a cuddle)verschmust (inf), → anschmiegsam; (= good to cuddle) toy, dollzum Liebhaben, knuddelig (inf); personknuddelig (inf); to be in a cuddly moodin einer verschmusten Laune or in Schmuselaune sein


[ˈkʌdlɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (child, animal) → coccolone/a; (toy) → morbido/a, da tenere stretto/a


(ˈkadl) verb
to hug affectionately. The mother cuddled the child until he fell asleep.
an affectionate hug.
ˈcuddly adjective
a cuddly teddy-bear.
References in periodicals archive ?
It was set up by biologist Simon Watt who fears a number of endangered species may disappear because they fail to get the same help as more cuddlier and popular members of the animal kingdom.
SUN GLOWER David Shrigley with his new Jags mascot Kingsley which will scare off its cuddlier rivals such as Hoopy the Huddle Hound, below
Greenpoint Brands Booth # 5742 Greenpoint Brands provides safer, healthier and cuddlier products for our loved ones.
Girls' toys are traditionally a lot cuddlier and sweeter than boys'.
The tycoon said the new cuddlier Ryanair approach is part of a bigger plan to grow the company.
But I was shocked to hear that Canada - a country I'd always imagined was nicer, more liberal and cuddlier than the USA - only officially recognised English and French.
They had a better website and slicker marketing and were seen as being warmer, cuddlier and friendly, whereas we were seen as being a bit aggressive, which is something we're trying to address.
As this beautifully shot documentary shows, that extra land is teeming with all sorts of interesting creatures from brown bears and wolves to horseshoe bats and super cute marmots (imagine cuddlier, chubbier versions of meerkats).
Think hourglass figures, with curves in the right places or the cuddlier guys.
England will feel stronger for having to answer a few questions and Tim Bresnan, who does not much look like a lucky mascot, which tend to be cuddlier and fluffier, now has 12 Test wins in 12.
The next three spots are also occupied by names that recall a time when we were cuter, cuddlier and utterly loveable: Bub/s, Baby and Bubba, News.
His chemistry with Statham exudes exactly the father-son dynamic they were going for, and De Niro comes across even cuddlier in a short cafe conversation with Bryce's girl Anna (Yvonne Strahovski).