noun (plural cuddies)• dialect , chiefly Scottish
- 1A donkey.More example sentences
- Would a Regional Parliament for the North East feel the need to legislate about the welfare of cuddies instead of horses and cattle?
- Last week a friend was certain that he was on to a profit, because his friend in an ownership syndicate had told him they all fancied their cuddy and were going to have that month's mortgage money on it.
- According to reports the other day, we will be doomed in February 2019, when asteroid 2002 NT7 smacks into planet Earth considerably faster than any of my cuddies have run.
- 2A stupid person: you great soft cuddy!More example sentences
- The cuddy will almost certainly win, but you might find yourself punching the smugness off the sponsor's/owner's face and spending a night in the cells, as happened to an unfortunate friend of mine.
early 18th century: perhaps a pet form of the given name Cuthbert, once popular in Scotland and northern England.