cuddlesome


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cuddlesome - inviting cuddling or hugging; "a cuddlesome baby"; "a cuddly teddybear"
lovable, loveable - having characteristics that attract love or affection; "a mischievous but lovable child"
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