Updated: Mar 30, 2020
By Katarina Ristic
jmdn. knuddeln verb: to cuddle
knuddeln is a synonym of umarmen and kuscheln, used regionally to refer to hugging or cuddling someone. It is usually used to describe a hug in a sort of childlike, adorable context.
Ich könnte ihn/sie die ganze Zeit knuddeln! = I could cuddle him/her all the time!Der/die Kleine ist zum Knuddeln. = The little one is for cuddling.