cuddly

[kuhd-lee]
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Also cud·dle·some [kuhd-l-suh m] /ˈkʌd l səm/.

Origin of cuddly

First recorded in 1860–65; cuddle + -y1
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Related Words for cuddlesome

lovable, plump, soft, warm, cuddlesome, kissable

Examples from the Web for cuddlesome

Historical Examples of cuddlesome

  • And who was this shy and awkward maypole, who had taken the place of dear, cuddlesome, wee Pam?

    Betty Trevor

    Mrs. G. de Horne Vaizey


Word Origin and History for cuddlesome

cuddly

adj.

1863, from cuddle + -y (2).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper