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Princeton's WordNet

  1. caressing, cuddling, fondling, hugging, kissing, necking, petting, smooching, snugglingnoun

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

Wikipedia

  1. hugging

    A hug is a form of endearment, universal in most human communities, in which two or more people put their arms around the neck, back, or waist of one another and hold each other closely. If more than two people are involved, it may be referred to as a group hug. Hugs can last for any duration.

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  1. hugging

    Hugging is a physical act of wrapping arms around a person, object or animal as a form of affection, greeting, comfort, or physical expression of emotional closeness. It often involves two or more beings and is typically associated with warmth, comfort, love, friendship, and empathy. However, the nature and meaning of a hug can vary greatly depending on the context, culture, and personal boundaries.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hugging

    of Hug

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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. Cheryl Norton:

    For a single second, everybody else was gone and I was just hugging my daughter, it was like she was safe for that one minute and I could take it all away from her.

  2. Dan Wright:

    Funerals are basically about gathering together and celebrating somebody's life and saying goodbye, these things have been impossible to do. Funerals directors... have been reduced to becoming policemen to prevent people from getting together, standing too close, hugging each other.

  3. Ali Khalid:

    How terrified they must have been, they died hugging each other.

  4. David J. Gannon:

    I will transform you from hippie, tree-hugging, artsy-fartsies, into educated, well-spoken young men and women.

  5. Marcia Moskowitz:

    There is nothing like hugging the children and grandchildren myself. But that is out of the question this year.

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