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Verb: hug (hugged,hugging)  húg
  1. To apply pressure on (someone) tightly with your arms, usually with fondness
    "Hug me, please"; "He hugged her close to him";
    - embrace, bosom, squeeze
     
  2. Fit closely or tightly
    "The dress hugged her hips"
     
  3. Stay close to
    "the road hugged the shore"
Noun: hug  húg
  1. A tight or amorous embrace
    "come here and give me a big hug";
    - clinch, squeeze

Derived forms: hugs, hugging, hugged

Type of: adjoin, clasp, contact, embrace, embracement, embracing, meet, touch

Encyclopedia: Hug