adjective, cud·dli·er, cud·dli·est.

suitable for or inviting cuddling: a cuddly teddy bear.

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

Origin of cuddly

First recorded in 1860–65; cuddle + -y1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for cuddly

lovable, plump, soft, warm, cuddlesome, kissable

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Word Origin and History for cuddly

1863, from cuddle + -y (2).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper