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cuddly

[kuhd-lee] /ˈkʌd li/
adjective, cuddlier, cuddliest.
1.
suitable for or inviting cuddling:
a cuddly teddy bear.
Also, cuddlesome
[kuhd-l-suh m] /ˈkʌd l səm/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of cuddly
1860-1865
First recorded in 1860-65; cuddle + -y1
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adj.

1863, from cuddle + -y (2).

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