cud·dle


cud·dle

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  • cud|dle — «KUHD uhl», verb, dled, dling, noun. –v.t. to hold close and lovingly in one s arms or lap; hug tenderly: »She was cuddling the little kittens. SYNONYM(S): fondle. –v.i. to lie close and comfortably; curl up: »The two puppies cuddled together in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cud|dle|some — «KUHD uhl suhm», adjective. pleasing to cuddle …   Useful english dictionary

  • cud — cud·bear; cud·dle·some; cud·dly; cud·ger·ie; kirk·cud·bright·shire; cud; cud·dle; cud·dy; cud·gel; kirk·cud·bright; …   English syllables

  • dle — ad·dle·pate; ai·dle; bea·dle; bea·dle·dom; bin·dle; bri·dle·less; brin·dle; bud·dle·ia; ca·boo·dle; can·dle·mas; ca·noo·dle; con·did·dle; crud·dle; cru·dle; cud·dle·some; did·dle·dees; doo·dle·sack; drid·dle; fad·dle; far·dle; fer·ri·did·dle;… …   English syllables

  • cuddle — cud·dle …   English syllables

  • cuddle — cud|dle1 [ kʌdl ] verb intransitive or transitive if you cuddle someone, you put your arms around them and hold them close to show that you like or love them: He took her in his arms and cuddled her. Couples were kissing and cuddling in corners …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • cuddly — cud•dly [[t]ˈkʌd li[/t]] adj. dli•er, dli•est cvb suitable for or inviting cuddling Sometimes, cud′dle•some [[t] l səm[/t]] Etymology: 1860–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • cuddlesome — cud·dle·some …   English syllables

  • cuddle — cud•dle [[t]ˈkʌd l[/t]] v. dled, dling, n. 1) to hold close in an affectionate manner; hug tenderly; fondle 2) to lie close and snug; nestle 3) (of two people) to hold each other close; hug 4) an act of cuddling; hug; embrace • Etymology:… …   From formal English to slang

  • Cuddle — Cud dle (k[u^]d d l), v. i. [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}.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English