Nuddle vs Cuddle - What's the difference?

nuddle | cuddle |


As verbs the difference between nuddle and cuddle

is that nuddle is (uk|dialect) to walk quickly with the head bent forward while cuddle is to embrace affectionately, lie together snugly.

As a noun cuddle is

a snuggle; an affectionate embrace, often given to family members and close friends.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

nuddle

English

Alternative forms

* nudle

Verb

(nuddl)
  • (UK, dialect) To walk quickly with the head bent forward.
  • Usage notes

    * Often used with (along). (Webster 1913)

    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