cuddling
cuddling cuddling n. 1. holding close in a tender and afectionate manner. [PJC]

2. lying closely together while caressing; nestling together. [PJC]

3. foreplay without contact with the genital organs. [slang]

Syn: caressing, fondling, hugging, kissing, necking, petting, smooching, snuggling. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Cuddling — Cuddle Cud dle (k[u^]d d l), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Cuddled} ( d ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Cuddling} ( dl[i^]ng).] [Prob. for couthle, fr. couth known; cf. OE. ku[thorn][thorn]en to cuddle, or cu[eth]lechen to make friends with. See{Couth}, {Uncouth},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cuddling — cud·dle || kÊŒdl n. caress; hug, embrace v. hug closely, fondle, snuggle together …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cuddling — noun affectionate play (or foreplay without contact with the genital organs) • Syn: ↑caressing, ↑fondling, ↑hugging, ↑kissing, ↑necking, ↑petting, ↑smooching, ↑snuggling …   Useful english dictionary

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