What does the word cuddle mean?

Usage examples for cuddle

  1. It also induces in some a perpetual good- humored irritability wherein one can slap and cuddle a child in the same instant, or shout threateningly or lovingly, call warningly and murmur encouragingly in an astonishing sequence. – Mary, Mary by James Stephens Commentator: Padraic Colum
  2. I'll just sit and cuddle you till you feel better. – Oswald Bastable and Others by Edith Nesbit