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Definitions of hug

  1. To hold fast; to cling to; to cherish. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To keep close to; as, to hug the land; to hug the wind. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To embrace closely; fondle; hold fast; keep close to. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. To embrace closely and fondly: to congratulate (one's self): (naut.) to keep close to. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. To embrace closely; keep close to. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. To clasp tightly within the arms; embrace; cherish. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. To cower; to crouch; to curl up. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To crowd together; to cuddle. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To crowd together:-pr.p. hugging; pa.p. hagged. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. fit closely or tightly; "She dress hugged her hipds" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  11. To cuddle. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. To embrace closely; to cherish with fondness; to congratulate; to keep close to; to crowd together. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. To embrace closely; to gripe in wrestling; to keep close to, as to the wind, or the shore, in sailing. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. Hugging. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  15. A close embrace. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  16. A close embrace or clasping with the arms, as in affection or in wrestling. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. A close embrace; a particular grip in wrestling. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  18. A close and fond embrace: a particular grip in wrestling. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  19. An embrace; grip. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  20. A close embrace; a particular gripe in wrestling. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  21. Hugged. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for hug

  1. She pinned him in a flying hug then jumped back again. – The Spoilers of the Valley by Robert Watson
  2. Then after receiving the consolation of a hug and kiss he returned contentedly to his block house. – Jewel's Story Book by Clara Louise Burnham
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