hugged hugged  /ˈhəɡd/


  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. Scott Fappiano is hugged by a relative in a courthouse building in Brooklyn, New York, October 6, 2006.
  2. I was already feeling pretty worked up, but when he hugged me, all of those feelings came pouring out and I cried.
  3. The rest hugged one another like brand-new Super Bowl champs.


  1. Lansdale Catholic's Class of 2013 graduates

    Standing on the lawn of the National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa as his classmates hugged and posed for pictures, Stephen Famularo III said it feels good to be a member of the 2013 Lansdale Catholic High School graduating class.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: North Penn Life

  2. Windham Jaguars win second NHIAA Div. III lacrosse title, move up in class next year

    HOOKSETT - The girls hugged, a few cried, the crowd cheered loudly. This was a fitting finale for the Windham girls lacrosse team.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: New Hampshire Union Leader

  3. ‘It was like a really bad dream’

    Nathan Richardson hugged and kissed his wife goodbye before heading to work at Red River Army Depot the morning of May 30. The same day, Shannon Richardson allegedly drove to Louisiana to accuse her husband of sending poisonous letters to public officials.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Texarkana Gazette


  1. After the Van Persie incident, the City manager Mark Hughes said: "Emmanuel strongly maintains that there was no malice intended in the challenge on Robin van Persie and apologised to him when he hugged him on leaving the field of play at the end of...
    on Sep 16, 2009 By: Mark Hughes Source:

  2. "When I heard he preferred to stay, that he hadn't thought about losing a chance for a higher salary and that he put the values of the club, friendship and fans affection above all else, I said, 'Come on,' and we hugged. He has taken himself off the...
    on Jan 19, 2009 By: Silvio Berlusconi Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "We hugged it out," Watson said. "Everything is good. He's not mad. He's looking at me like a son basically because I'm a lot younger than him. He just took me aside and said, 'Be stronger in what you're doing and make sure you don't do...
    on Mar 28, 2008 By: Bubba Watson Source: USA Today

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