There are 2 main definitions of cuddy in English:

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cuddy 1

Pronunciation: /ˈkədē/

Entry from US English dictionary


A small room or compartment , especially on a boat.
Example sentences
  • Keeping your gear in a box makes it a lot easier to keep it tidy; what's more, it keeps it a lot drier - an important point in an open boat with no cuddy.
  • Anderson heads his 22-foot cuddy-cabin fishing boat out of the marina.
  • The stern anchor is easy to bring up but when fishing from a boat with a cabin or cuddy it can be a little difficult to retrieve the front anchor.

Words that rhyme with cuddy

bloody, buddy, cruddy, muddy, nuddy, ruddy, study
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There are 2 main definitions of cuddy in English:

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cuddy 2

Pronunciation: /ˈkʌdi/

noun (plural cuddies)

dialect, chiefly Scottish
1A donkey.
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.

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