Definitions for hughʌg

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. hug, clinch, squeeze(verb)

    a tight or amorous embrace

    "come here and give me a big hug"

  2. embrace, hug, bosom, squeeze(verb)

    squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness

    "Hug me, please"; "They embraced"; "He hugged her close to him"

  3. hug(verb)

    fit closely or tightly

    "The dress hugged her hips"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. hug(Noun)

    An affectionate close embrace.

  2. hug(Verb)

    To crouch; huddle as with cold.

  3. hug(Verb)

    To cling closely together.

  4. hug(Verb)

    To embrace by holding closely, especially in the arms.

    Billy hugged Danny until he felt better.

  5. hug(Verb)

    To stay close to (the shore etc.)

  6. Origin: From earlier hugge (1560), probably representing a conflation of huck and hugga, from hugr, from hugiz, cognate with hugga, hyge. More at Huguenot.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Hug(verb)

    to cower; to crouch; to curl up

  2. Hug(verb)

    to crowd together; to cuddle

  3. Hug(verb)

    to press closely within the arms; to clasp to the bosom; to embrace

  4. Hug(verb)

    to hold fast; to cling to; to cherish

  5. Hug(verb)

    to keep close to; as, to hug the land; to hug the wind

  6. Hug(noun)

    a close embrace or clasping with the arms, as in affection or in wrestling

  7. Origin: [Prob. of Scand. origin; cf. Dan. sidde paa huk to squat, Sw. huka sig to squat, Icel. hka. Cf. Huckster.]

FreebaseRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Hug

    A hug is a near universal form of physical intimacy, in which two people put their arms around the neck, back, or waist of one another and hold each other closely. If more than two persons are involved, this is referred to as a group hug.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon WurdzRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. HUG

    A roundabout way of expressing affection.


Translations for hug

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  • اِحْتِضَان, عانق, حضن, احتضنArabic
  • абняць, абдымаць, абдымак, абдымкіBelarusian
  • прегърна, прегръдка, прегръщамBulgarian
  • abraçada, abraçarCatalan, Valencian
  • obejmout, objetíCzech
  • cofleidiadWelsh
  • kramme, omfavne, knus, omfavnelse, kram, knuseDanish
  • umarmen, drücken, UmarmungGerman
  • αγκάλιασμα, αγκαλιάζωGreek
  • brakumi, brakumoEsperanto
  • abrazar, abrazoSpanish
  • kalli, kallistus, embamaEstonian
  • besarkadaBasque
  • بغل کردن, بغل گیریPersian
  • halata, lähettyvillä, yhteen, pysyä, halaus, hali, lähellä, painautuaFinnish
  • klemm, klemma, kroystaFaroese
  • serrer, embrasser, étreinte, étreindre, câlinFrench
  • cuachIrish
  • ioma-ghlacadh, ioma-ghlacScottish Gaelic
  • חיבוק, חיבקHebrew
  • आलिंगन, आलिंगन करनाHindi
  • ölel, ölelésHungarian
  • գրկում, գրկելArmenian
  • faðma, faðmlag, knúsa, knúsIcelandic
  • abbraccio, abbracciare, tenersi vicinoItalian
  • ハグ, だく, 抱締める, 抱くJapanese
  • მოსიყვარულეა იკისროს, მოიცავსGeorgian
  • ការអោបរឹតKhmer
  • 안아, 포옹Korean
  • complexus, complectorLatin
  • ëmaarmen, ëmäermelen, ëmäerbelen, sech ëmaarmen, ËmaarmungLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • apkabinimas, apkabintiLithuanian
  • apkampt, apkampiensLatvian
  • haumiriMāori
  • прегрнување, прегратка, загрлува, обгрнуваMacedonian
  • pelukanMalay
  • knuffel, knuffelenDutch
  • omfavne, klem, klemmeNorwegian
  • przytulać, objęcie, obejmowanie, przytulić, przytulenie, objąć, obejmować, tulićPolish
  • abraço, abraçarPortuguese
  • îmbrățișa, îmbrățișareRomanian
  • объятие, обниматься, обнять, обнимание, обняться, обниматьRussian
  • abbratzare, abbratzadaSardinian
  • загрљај, zagrliti, grliti, zagrljaj, загрлити, грлитиSerbo-Croatian
  • objať, objímať, objatieSlovak
  • objéti, objemati, objèmSlovene
  • përqafimi i dashurAlbanian
  • kram, kramas, omfamna, kramaSwedish
  • กอดThai
  • yakapTagalog
  • sarılmak, sarılmaTurkish
  • обійняти, обняти, обіймання, обнімати, обійми, об'яття, обійматиUkrainian
  • ôm, cái ôm chặt, ôm ghì, ôm chặtVietnamese
  • האַלדזןYiddish

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