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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A close and affectionate (and often prolonged) embrace v. - Move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position; Hold (a person or thing) close, as for affection, comfort, or warmth.

Usage examples (32)
  • I tried to get him out of bed for ages but he wanted to cuddle and kept saying it wasn’t time yet so I had a cuddle…
  • The temptation to have a sleepy feed and morning cuddle is too much to resist.
  • Oxytocin is sometimes called the cuddle hormone and is important for mother child bonding.
  • My boys are now nearly 8, & 51/2 & 10 months - the only time I get anything that vaguely resembles a cuddle is when they are sick. for more
Tutoring comment
  • She loves to "cuddle" (hug or affectionately embrace) her child, and also to "coddle" (to pamper) her by serving her favorite dish of "cuttle" (a type of fish).
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