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Synonyms for cuddle
ˈkʌd l

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cuddle, nestle, snuggleverb

    a close and affectionate (and often prolonged) embrace

    snuggle, nestle

  2. cuddle, snuggle, nestle, nest, nuzzle, draw closeverb

    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"

    come near, approach, nuzzle, nose, nest, snuggle, draw near, nestle, come on, near, go up, draw close

  3. cuddleverb

    hold (a person or thing) close, as for affection, comfort, or warmth

    "I cuddled the baby"

    snuggle, nuzzle, nestle, nest, draw close

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cuddleverb

    snuggle, nestle, squat, lie close, lie snug

  2. cuddleverb

    hug, embrace

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. cuddleverb

    nestle, snuggle

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "cuddle":

    hug, hugsies, snuggle, curl

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How to use cuddle in a sentence?

  1. Janet Kennedy:

    Agree to cuddle until the snuggler drifts off, at which point the other person can retreat to their side of the bed and sleep solo for the rest of the night.

  2. Prince Harry:

    I’m somewhat ashamed of the way that I dealt with it, and of course, because of the system that we were in and the responsibilities and the duties that we had, we had a quick cuddle and then we had to get changed to jump in a convoy with a police escort and drive to the Royal Albert Hall for a charity event. Then step out into a wall of cameras and pretend as though everything’s OK.

  3. Jessica Gerhardt:

    He came inside, and we both took off our masks after I asked,' Do you feel comfortable being maskless ?' and he said,' I feel comfortable.' It was a nice surprise, we ended up feeling comfortable enough to also hold hands and cuddle. It was really sweet.

  4. Joanna Slade:

    David Deutchman was a very soothing presence to our children, david Deutchman would always be there to cuddle the child when the parents or family couldn't be there.

  5. Jenny MacKenzie:

    It really upsets me I cant cuddle my grandchildren or pick them up.

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