croodle

1 of 2

intransitive verb (1)

croo·​dle
ˈkrüdᵊl
-ed/-ing/-s
dialectal, British
: to make a low murmuring sound

croodle

2 of 2

intransitive verb (2)

"
-ed/-ing/-s
1
dialectal, British : to huddle together (as from cold)
also : cuddle, snuggle
2
dialectal, British : cower, crouch

Word History

Etymology

Intransitive verb (1)

frequentative of crood

Intransitive verb (2)

probably frequentative of Scots crood to crowd, from Middle English crouden

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“Croodle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/croodle. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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