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cuddleverb [I or T]

uk   /ˈkʌd.əl/ us   /ˈkʌd.əl/
noun [C] uk   us   mainly UK
Come here and give me a cuddle.
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of cuddle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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cuddleverb [I/T]

us   /ˈkʌd·əl/
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.

cuddlenoun [C]

us   /ˈkʌd·əl/
an act of being held close by someone for affection or comfort: I need a cuddle.
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