To clasp or hold closely, especially in the arms, as in affection; embrace. (verb-transitive)
To hold steadfastly to; cherish: He still hugs his outmoded beliefs. (verb-transitive)
To stay close to: a sailboat hugging the shore. (verb-transitive)
To embrace or cling together closely. (verb-intransitive)
A close, affectionate embrace. (noun)
A crushing embrace, as in wrestling. (noun)
Examples of word hug
after reading this i totally wanted to give you a hug...but since youre so far away an internet hug will have to suffice *big hug*
Burt engineers another crisis, this time involving the missing baby, to get yet another hug from Jimmy, who finally has to acknowledge, when cradling Hope, that "a hug is a powerful thing."
More thankfully still, when it does, Lincoln's first question to me the next morning is whether I was able to help the person I was trying to save, and when I say no, as I usually do, he gives me a squawk, which is what they call a hug on "SpongeBob", and tells me he hopes I have better luck next time.
I'm teaching them that a hug is the most important thing in the world, and the fucking laundry can wait.
It makes a great gift for far away grandparents and a wonderful book to read with your child when a hug is needed.