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  • adj. Suitable for cuddling, designed to be cuddled.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. inviting cuddling or hugging


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • I suppose I might seem fat to you, to others I am 'cuddly' - I prefer to go along with their description but if you feel comfortable with yours then go right ahead.

    Is It Just Me ...

  • In his late thirties, Houben is on what you'd term the cuddly side, and he'd be the first to deprecate his looks, although the digital photo frame that's scrolling through his brood – some fair, some dark, some hairless, puckered babies – reveals an unexpectedly attractive crop of kids.

    Conceivable ideas: meet the modern sperm donor

  • These days Pantry is best known as the cuddly breakfast presenter on Premier Radio but in the early '80s, he was a Christian recording artist and a record producer.

    Cross Rhythms

  • Not many cartoonists could be described as cuddly, although But it's good to see the Lib Dems in full flow; if you want to make a cartoonist work for his money, there's nothing like a Lib Dem conference and an exciting Nick Clegg speech making references to Vince Washisname etc.

    Telegraph Blogs

  • A piece of advice Ms Gibbons, if you are going to ask the children to name a cuddly toy, then I suggest vetoing the names Chiang Kai-shek, Falun Gong, Wang Dan, Chai Ling, Zhao Changqing, Wuer Kaixi, Dalai Lama, Jiang Zongxiu and Pastor Cai Zhuohua.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • Breed the Brit barstewards out of Ireland, how very 1970s ethno-nat and not really the kind of cuddly civic, secular nationalism we've come to expect from the "modern" SNP.

    A carefully sculptured mask slips

  • Removing the moratorium on commercial whaling would also remove the most recognizable boundary to Japan's hubris and greed, and would assist in the unrestrained taking of the less "cuddly" species such as the highly lucrative tunas and other fish species.

    Carol Muske-Dukes: A Sea of Deceit and Capitulation

  • Excellent "best of" collection from "cuddly" Kenny's hit BBC show of the 1980s The Kenny Everett Show.

    Archive 2010-02-01

  • Apparently, the pockets were too hot to handle as the scarves were recalled today after several microwaves were destroyed heating the "cuddly" wrappers.

    Hot pockets? Make that burning

  • It can be fierce and predatory, it can be glamorous and grown-up, it can be slightly daft and kind of cuddly-looking, but it is never just pretty.

    The lure of leopardprint


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