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cuddle

verb [I or T] uk   /ˈkʌd.l̩/ us  
to put your arms around someone and hold them in a loving way, or (of two people) to hold each other close to show love or for comfort: She cuddled the baby and eventually it stopped crying. They sat in the back row of the cinema kissing and cuddling.
cuddle
noun [C] uk   us  
Come here and give me a cuddle.
Phrasal verbs
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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