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cuddle

verb [I/T]  /ˈkʌd·əl/ us  
to put your arms around someone and hold him or her in a loving way, or of two people, to hold each other close for affection or comfort: [T] She cuddled the baby in her arms. To cuddle up is to sit or lie close to someone or something: [I] I like to cuddle up in front of the fireplace with a good book.

cuddle

noun [C]  /ˈkʌd·əl/ us  
an act of being held close by someone for affection or comfort: I need a cuddle.
Translations of “cuddle”
in Korean 껴안다…
in Arabic يُعانِق…
in French câliner…
in Turkish sarılmak, kucaklamak, bağrına basmak…
in Italian stringere tra le braccia, coccolare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 抱, (互相)擁抱,摟抱…
in Russian обнимать…
in Polish przytulać…
in Spanish abrazar, achuchar…
in Portuguese abraçar, acariciar, afagar…
in German herzen, knuddeln…
in Catalan abraçar…
in Japanese ~を抱きしめる…
in Chinese (Simplified) 抱, (互相)拥抱,搂抱…
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