cuddly


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cud·dle

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

[Origin unknown.]

cud′dle·some, cud′dly adj.

cud•dly

(ˈkʌd li)

adj. -dli•er, -dli•est.
suitable for or inviting cuddling.
Sometimes, cud′dle•some (-l səm)
[1860–65]
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"

cuddly

adjective soft, plump, buxom, curvaceous, huggable, cuddlesome, warm a small, plump, cuddly woman
Translations
مُحتَضَن
roztomilý
kær
knuddeligknuffig
ölelkező
kelinn
insanın içine sokası gelenşirin

cuddly

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

cuddly

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

cuddly

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

cuddly

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

cuddle

(ˈkadl) verb
to hug affectionately. The mother cuddled the child until he fell asleep.
noun
an affectionate hug.
ˈcuddly adjective
a cuddly teddy-bear.
References in classic literature ?
At seven months, Billy was the most adorable, smiling, cuddly baby imaginable, with dimples, four teeth and a tantalizing hint of curl in his soft, surprisingly thick, fawn-colored hair.
WHEN little Aiden Moore failed to win a cuddly toy in an arcade game, he decided it was still up for grabs.
He may have risen to fame as a tough political reporter, but these days he's regarded as far more cuddly and lovable.
THESE adorable babies really can't compare the meerkat - their owner replaced their dead mum with a cuddly toy.
The cuddly bear was "arrested" by the town's police and pounds 1,000 needs to be raised to free the bear in time for this evening's broadcast of the event live from Stockton Town Centre.
Time Off has teamed up with WWF to offer five lucky readers the chance to win a year's adoption of a Panda, which includes an Adoption Certificate, a plush cuddly toy, a wall chart,information about Pandas and a card ensuring the winner receives regular newsletters about their adopted animal.
Schoolchildren came face-to-face with some cuddly and not-so-cuddly creatures during lessons with a difference.
After an officer presents a stuffed animal to a young victim of a car crash or domestic violence, the child is able to turn away from the trauma to his or her new cuddly friend, Smith said.
CUDDLY toys made by Rugby prison inmate John Hale have been donated to local hospitals.
MR MAGOO was a comical, cuddly, short-sighted movie cartoon character of my mis-spent younger years.
In addition to its traditional floral gifts, the Company said it saw strong customer demand for its expanded line of plush stuffed animals including thousands of its Valentine's 2005 signature Lance Romance A Lot(TM) cuddly frog.
There may be nothing to play for in terms of qualification but the Boys In Green will be hoping Cuddly can predict a result for them.