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Princeton's WordNet

  1. caressing, cuddling, fondling, hugging, kissing, necking, petting, smooching, snuggling(noun)

    affectionate play (or foreplay without contact with the genital organs)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hugging

    of Hug

How to pronounce hugging?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hugging in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hugging in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of hugging in a Sentence

  1. The CDC:

    Consider a stationary collection box or electronic methods of collecting regular financial contributions instead of via shared collection trays or baskets, consider whether physical contact( e.g., shaking hands, hugging, or kissing) can be limited among members of the faith community.

  2. Nate Addlestonetold Fox:

    The energy and environment is incredible, everyone is hugging and dancing with each other.

  3. Robert Quigley:

    Social distancing, one of the recommended mitigation strategies, may be difficult to implement with some cultures accustomed to intimate contact a handshake, kissing, hugging, and not all public health resources are created equal. The measures of containment, screening, quarantine, isolation may vary from one jurisdiction to another. Italy is the European nation with the greatest number of air connections with China, so it is no surprise that this country has been hit the hardest.

  4. Washington Post:

    We saw something striking happen the next morning on the The House floor, republicans who knew John Dingell, and are friends with Debbie Dingell, went up to her on the floor and were very apologetic for the President, hugging her, embracing her, including Louie Gohmert, who is one of President Trump's number one attack dogs in the The House, apologizing for the President. It's a reminder that even though this partisan rancor has hit a fever pitch in Washington amid all the impeachment, there is some decency, still, in the halls of Congress.

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Intolerance to Public Display of Affection (PDA) is not new to Asian cultures such as those from India and China, which have a great history and noble heritage than many others. The Public Displays that are not-so-welcome include kissing, holding hands, hugging, whispering, or touching body parts of each other's in a manner that can be perceived as lack of decency and morality. The jury is still out whether or not Public Display of Affection should be accepted and tolerated. The challenge is to differentiate the PDA that emerge out of love and affection from those out of sexual passion and lust....the former is more noble, being based on love; and hence can probably be tolerated in any culture IMHO.

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