Definition of Hugging

1. Noun. Affectionate play (or foreplay without contact with the genital organs).

Exact synonyms: Caressing, Cuddling, Fondling, Kissing, Necking, Petting, Smooching, Snuggling
Generic synonyms: Arousal, Foreplay, Stimulation
Specialized synonyms: Snogging
Derivative terms: Cuddle, Cuddle, Fondle, Hug, Kiss, Neck, Pet, Smooch, Snuggle



Definition of Hugging

1. Verb. (present participle of hug) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hugging

1. hug [v] - See also: hug

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hugging

hugest
hugfest
hugfests
huggable
huggably
hugged
hugger
hugger-mugger
hugger mugger
huggermugger
huggers
huggest
huggier
huggiest
hugginess
hugging (current term)
huggled
huggler
hugglers
huggles
huggling
huggy
hugs
hugs and kisses
hugy
huh-uh
huhu
huhu beetle

Literary usage of Hugging

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1863)
"... hugging the opposite shore, she again turned her prow toward our batteries, and ran right in under them. ..."

2. Sketches in Crude Oil: Some Accidents and Incidents of the Petroleum by John James McLaurin (1896)
"... and all hands awaited impatiently the completion of Hezekiah Christie's venture on a twenty-five acre plot hugging the Phillips lease. ..."

3. A New General Biographical Dictionary by Hugh James Rose (1853)
"... the several ships composing Calder's squadron, (always excepting the 'Dragon hugging her wind under a crowd of canvas) presented to the British eye the ..."

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