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Definition of cuddle verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [intransitive, transitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they cuddle
    he / she / it cuddles
    past simple cuddled
    -ing form cuddling
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  1. 1to hold someone or something close in your arms to show love or affection synonym hug
  2. 2 A couple of teenagers were kissing and cuddling on the doorstep. cuddle something (+ adj.) The little boy cuddled the teddy bear close.
  3. Phrasal Verbscuddle up (to/against somebody/something)
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: cuddle

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