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Cwtch

Discussion in 'Dictionary Additions' started by Distance, Jun 17, 2012.

  1. Distance Junior Member

    London
    English - UK, Welsh
    Term: (A word or expression you have seen in writing)
    Cwtch




    Your definition or explanation:
    A synonym to 'hug', 'cuddle'. Primarily (and probably solely) used in Welsh English and by Welsh people. Believed to come form the Welsh word 'cwts' meaning 'hug' or 'cuddle'.


    Example: (An example of the term in use)
    'Can I have a cwtch?'


    One or more places you have seen the term: (Please give URLs/links to web pages, or a full description of a print publication.)
    BBC article on the word.
    News article on its entry into the Oxford English dictionary.
    Entry on the Oxford English dictionary website
    Entry on Wikitionary


    Have you looked for this term or meaning in dictionaries, and not found it? Yes __X__ No ___
     
  2. rusita preciosa

    rusita preciosa Modus forendi

    USA (Φιλαδέλφεια)
    Russian (Moscow)
    I wonder how it would be pronounced??
     
  3. Forero Senior Member

    Houston, Texas, USA
    USA English
    Pronounced "kootch" or "koots".
     

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