Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

cuddly

[kuhd-lee]
adjective, cud·dli·er, cud·dli·est.
  1. suitable for or inviting cuddling: a cuddly teddy bear.
Show More
Also cud·dle·some [kuhd-l-suh m] /ˈkʌd l səm/.

Origin of cuddly

First recorded in 1860–65; cuddle + -y1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words

lovable, plump, soft, warm, cuddlesome, kissable

Examples from the Web for cuddlier

Contemporary Examples


Word Origin and History for cuddlier

cuddly

adj.

1863, from cuddle + -y (2).

Show More
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper