Meaning of cuddlesome in English:


Pronunciation /ˈkʌdls(ə)m/

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  • Endearing and pleasant to cuddle.

    ‘cuddlesome lion cubs and strokeable deer’
    • ‘It would seem that, behind that sweet cuddlesome exterior, there beats the heart of a drug fiend in waiting.’
    • ‘Obviously here, we have a romantic, a cuddlesome creature, probably cruelly scorned, and our sympathy goes out to her.’
    • ‘In the movie's most memorable scenes - like Louise and Scott's cuddlesome visit to an Italian restaurant - the actors take advantage of the room to breathe.’
    • ‘The bulldog, although bred originally for close encounters in blood sports, was a cuddlesome, affable creature beneath the ferocity and gore.’
    • ‘There are few things as consistent and cuddlesome as a beagle.’