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Meaning of CUDDLE

Pronunciation:  'kudl

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a close and affectionate (and often prolonged) embrace
  2. [v]  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"
  3. [v]  hold (a person or thing) close, as for affection, comfort, or warmth; "I cuddled the baby"

CUDDLE is a 6 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: draw close, nestle, nestle, nuzzle, snuggle, snuggle
 See Also: bosom, cling to, clutch, embrace, embrace, embracing, hold close, hold tight, hug, squeeze



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \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}.]
    To lie close or snug; to crouch; to nestle.
          She cuddles low beneath the brake; Nor would she stay,
          nor dares she fly.                       --Prior.
  2. \Cud"dle\, v. t.
    To embrace closely; to fondle. --Forby.
  3. \Cud"dle\, n.
    A close embrace.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are cuddling with someone indicates your need for physical and/or emotional contact. Do not overlook the obvious meaning of this dream which suggests your heart's desire for that particular person. Also consider the symbolism of that person you are cuddling with and determine how you need to acknowledge, accept, and unify those qualities in yourself.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: bill and coo, bundle, burrow, caress, cosset, croodle, cuddle up, curl up, dandle, embrace, enfold, fondle, hold, hug, lap, love, neck, nestle, nuzzle, pet, smooch, snug, snug up, snuggle, snuggle up to