hug hug  /ˈhəɡ/


  1. (n) a tight or amorous embrace
  2. (v) squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness
  3. (v) fit closely or tightly


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  1. It can again with the Hug Shirt, a high-tech garment that simulates the experience of being embraced by a loved one.
  2. If White House etiquette is any indication, you should be getting a random hug soon.
  3. Asking if you can give them a hug asking is particularly important after surgery.


  1. LACMA Art+Film Gala To Honor Martin Scorsese, David Hockney

    Snagging Scorsese as an honoree for its benefit represents a very public hug between the museum and the director, who once criticized LACMA's handling of its film programming. read more        
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Hollywood Reporter

  2. Bindi Irwin Says ‘Go Hug Your Loved Ones’ After Death Hoax

    If you’ve been on the internet this week you probably heard that Bindi Irwin, the daughter of the late great Steve Irwin, died. But don’t worry, there wasn’t any truth to the rumor. The young animal activist has been hanging out on the Great Barrier Reef with the Wildlife Warriors. The internet is a common... Read more » Bindi Irwin Says ‘Go Hug Your Loved Ones’ After Death Hoax is a post from ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  3. Newsmaker: Gabriela Hug

    By Debra Erdley, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Gabriela Hug Noteworthy: Recently named Outstanding Young Engineer by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ Power and Energy Society. Residence: Upper St. Clair Age: ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Mckeesport Daily News

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  1. "Does this town need a hug? What happened? `No Country For Old Men,' `Sweeney Todd,' `There Will Be Blood?' All I can say is, thank God for teen pregnancy. I think the country agrees," Stewart said, referring to best-picture nominee "Juno."
    on Feb 24, 2008 By: Jon Stewart Source: FOXNews

  2. "I simply greeted both actresses with joy and open arms, which is the way I would greet anyone I'm happy to meet," Busey said. "Everyone has experienced a handshake or hug which has turned awkward, and this was no different."
    on Mar 18, 2008 By: Gary Busey Source: USA Today

  3. "I bring a salute, a hug for all Venezuelans from the Cuban people and from the leader of the revolution, comrade Fidel Castro," Raul said.
    on Dec 13, 2008 By: Raul Chavez Source: FOXNews

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