Definition of Hug

1. Noun. A tight or amorous embrace. "Come here and give me a big hug"

Exact synonyms: Clinch, Squeeze
Generic synonyms: Embrace, Embracement, Embracing
Derivative terms: Clinch



2. Verb. Squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness. "Sam cannot hug Sue "; "He hugged her close to him"
Exact synonyms: Bosom, Embrace, Squeeze
Generic synonyms: Clasp
Specialized synonyms: Clinch, Cuddle, Interlock, Lock
Derivative terms: Bosom, Embrace, Embracement, Embracing, Hugger, Hugging

3. Verb. Fit closely or tightly. "The dress hugged her hips"
Generic synonyms: Adjoin, Contact, Meet, Touch

Definition of Hug

1. v. i. To cower; to crouch; to curl up.

2. v. t. To press closely within the arms; to clasp to the bosom; to embrace.

3. n. A close embrace or clasping with the arms, as in affection or in wrestling.

Definition of Hug

1. Noun. An affectionate close embrace. ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive obsolete) To crouch; huddle as with cold. ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive) To cling closely together. ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To embrace by holding closely, especially in the arms. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive) To stay close to (the shore etc.) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hug

1. to clasp tightly in the arms [v HUGGED, HUGGING, HUGS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hug

huffier
huffiest
huffily
huffiness
huffinesses
huffing
huffingly
huffings
huffish
huffishly
huffishness
huffkin
huffkins
huffs
huffy
hug (current term)
hug-me-tight
hug drug
hugable
huge
hugely
hugemungous
hugeness
hugenesses
hugeous
hugeously
huger
hugest
hugfest
hugfests

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