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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.
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(ˈkʌd li)

adj. -dli•er, -dli•est.
suitable for or inviting cuddling.
Sometimes, cud′dle•some (-l səm)
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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"
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adjective soft, plump, buxom, curvaceous, huggable, cuddlesome, warm a small, plump, cuddly woman
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[ˈkʌdlɪ] ADJ (cuddlier (compar) (cuddliest (superl))) [person] → rico, tierno; [animal] → cariñoso; [toy] → de peluche
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[ˈkʌdəli] adj
[soft toy, teddy] → doux(douce) cuddly toy
He's very cuddly → On a envie de le câliner.cuddly toy npeluche f
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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
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[ˈkʌdlɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (child, animal) → coccolone/a; (toy) → morbido/a, da tenere stretto/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995


(ˈkadl) verb
to hug affectionately. The mother cuddled the child until he fell asleep.
an affectionate hug.
ˈcuddly adjective
a cuddly teddy-bear.
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