cuddle

4 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Cuddle \Cud"dle\ (k[u^]d"d'l), verb (used without an object) [imp. & p. p. {Cuddled} (-d'ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Cuddling} (-dl[i^]ng).] [Prob. for couthle, fr. couth known; cf. OE. ku[thorn][thorn]en to cuddle, or cu[eth]lechen to make friends with. See{Couth}, {Uncouth}, {Can}.] To lie close or snug; to crouch; to nestle.

She cuddles low beneath the brake; Nor would she stay, nor dares she fly. --Prior.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Cuddle \Cud"dle\, verb (used with an object) To embrace closely; to fondle. --Forby.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Cuddle \Cud"dle\, noun A close embrace. cuddlesome

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

cuddle

noun

1: a close and affectionate (and often prolonged) embrace [syn: {cuddle}, {nestle}, {snuggle}]

verb

1: move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position; "We cuddled against each other to keep warm"; "The children snuggled into their sleeping bags" [syn: {cuddle}, {snuggle}, {nestle}, {nest}, {nuzzle}, {draw close}]

2: hold (a person or thing) close, as for affection, comfort, or warmth; "I cuddled the baby"


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