cud·dles; cud·dled; cud·dling
▪ He cuddled the puppy.
2 [no obj] : to lie or sit close together
▪ Let’s cuddle by the fire. — often + up ▪ They cuddled up under the blanket. ▪ They cuddled up to each other. ▪ He cuddled up with a good book. [=he sat down in a comfortable position and began reading a good book]
▪ She gave the children a cuddle.