Cuddle vs Buddle - What's the difference?

cuddle | buddle |


As nouns the difference between cuddle and buddle

is that cuddle is a snuggle; an affectionate embrace, often given to family members and close friends while buddle is an apparatus on which crushed ore is washed.

As verbs the difference between cuddle and buddle

is that cuddle is to embrace affectionately, lie together snugly while buddle is to use a buddle.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

cuddle

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A snuggle; an affectionate embrace, often given to family members and close friends.
  • Verb

  • To embrace affectionately, lie together snugly.
  • The young lovers cuddled on the couch.
  • To cradle in one's arms so as to give comfort, warmth.
  • She cuddled the infant before bedtime.
    I'm cold; can you roll over here and cuddle me, honey?
  • To lie close or snug; to crouch; to nestle.
  • * Prior
  • She cuddles low beneath the brake; / Nor would she stay, nor dares she fly.

    Derived terms

    * cuddlable * cuddler * cuddlesome * cuddle up * cuddly

    buddle

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An apparatus on which crushed ore is washed.
  • Verb

    (buddl)
  • To use a buddle.