Synonyms for cuddle
- curl up
- feel up
Antonyms for cuddle
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CUDDLE
He was not fond of petting, but allowed one or two honored beings to cuddle him.
Cuddle up against me, darling, and try and go to sleep then.
I expect they cuddle you and play with you and hold you 'most exactly like mothers.
If you do that again, Allyn, sister won't have any little brother to cuddle.
You are the Devil's own son, Ivan; come and let me cuddle you.
Then it was a joy to rush back to bed and cuddle closely in the warmth.
I shouldn't care to hold a young heron in my hand and cuddle it!
Had you seen one of them, you could hardly have helped wanting to cuddle him.
You don't want her, do you, to cuddle and pet you as if you were a great big baby?
He did not know whether it would have been all right to cuddle her or not.
early 16c. (implied in cudlyng), perhaps a variant of obsolete cull, coll "to embrace" (see collar (n.)); or perhaps from Middle English *couthelen, from couth "known," hence "comfortable with." It has a spotty early history and seems to have been a nursery word at first. Related: Cuddled; cuddling.