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English definition of “cuddle up”

cuddle up

informal phrasal verb with cuddle     /ˈkʌd.l̩/ verb [I or T]
to sit or lie very close to someone and put your arms around them: We cuddled up together and tried to get warm. She cuddled up to her mother.Showing affectionTouching and feeling
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