Frequentative of hug: hug + -le.
huggle (third-person singular simple present huggles, present participle huggling, simple past and past participle huggled)
- (Internet, childish) To hug and snuggle simultaneously: gesture of tender non-sexual affection.
- Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard, e.g. in William Allingham, The ballad book: a selection of the choicest British ballads, Sever and Francis, 1865, p. 269.
- Lie still, lie still, thou little Musgrave, | And huggle me from the cold; | 'tis nothing but a shepherds boy, | A-driving his sheep to fold.
- (Internet) To hug and cuddle.
- (archaic) To huddle.
huggle (plural huggles)
- (Internet, childish) A hug while snuggling: gesture of tender non-sexual affection.