Synonyms for cuddle

Synonyms for (noun) cuddle

Synonyms: nestle, cuddle, snuggle

Definition: a close and affectionate (and often prolonged) embrace

Similar words: embrace, embracement, embracing

Definition: the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)

Synonyms for (verb) cuddle

Synonyms: snuggle, nuzzle, nest, nestle, cuddle, draw close

Definition: move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position

Usage: We cuddled against each other to keep warm; The children snuggled into their sleeping bags

Similar words: cling to, clutch, hold close, hold tight

Definition: hold firmly, usually with one's hands

Usage: She clutched my arm when she got scared

Synonyms: cuddle

Definition: hold (a person or thing) close, as for affection, comfort, or warmth

Usage: I cuddled the baby

Similar words: embrace, bosom, hug, squeeze

Definition: squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness

Usage: Hug me, please; They embraced; He hugged her close to him

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