adjective someone or something that is cuddly makes you want to cuddle them: a cuddly little baby

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  • cuddly — (adj.) 1863, from CUDDLE (Cf. cuddle) + Y (Cf. y) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • cuddly — [adj] huggable, embraceable caressible, cuddlesome, kissable, lovable, plump, snuggly, soft, warm; concept 485 Ant. despicable, disgusting …   New thesaurus

  • cuddly — ► ADJECTIVE (cuddlier, cuddliest) ▪ pleasantly soft or plump …   English terms dictionary

  • cuddly — [kud′lē] adj. cuddlier, cuddliest 1. having a quality or nature which invites cuddling 2. fond of cuddling …   English World dictionary

  • cuddly — [[t]kʌ̱d(ə)li[/t]] cuddlier, cuddliest 1) ADJ GRADED (approval) A cuddly person or animal makes you want to cuddle them. He is a small, cuddly man with spectacles. ...these cuddly creatures from South East Asia. 2) ADJ: ADJ n Cuddly toys are soft …   English dictionary

  • cuddly — UK [ˈkʌd(ə)lɪ] / US [ˈkʌdlɪ] adjective Word forms cuddly : adjective cuddly comparative cuddlier superlative cuddliest 1) a cuddly person or animal is attractive and makes you want to cuddle them, especially because they look soft or round 2) a… …   English dictionary

  • cuddly — cud|dly [ˈkʌdli] adj 1.) a person or animal that is cuddly makes you want to cuddle them ▪ He is the most affectionate and cuddly dog I have ever known. 2.) [only before noun] cuddly toys are soft toys designed for children to cuddle …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cuddly — cuddlesome cuddlesome cuddly cuddlyadj. inviting cuddling or hugging; as, a cuddlesome baby. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cuddly — adjective (cuddlier; est) Date: 1863 fit for or inviting cuddling < a cuddly kitten > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cuddly — /kud lee/, adj., cuddlier, cuddliest. suitable for or inviting cuddling: a cuddly teddy bear. Also, cuddlesome /kud l seuhm/. [1860 65; CUDDLE + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

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