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English definition of “hug”
/hʌg/ v [I/T] (-gg-)
› to hold someone or something close to your body with your arms, esp. to show affection: [T] Maria hugged her dog. [T] As the verdict of not guilty was announced, he leaped up and hugged his lawyer. [T] fig. Some fish hug (= stay close to) the bottom of the lake. hug
/hʌg/ n [C] › My little boy always gets a kiss and a hug before he goes to bed.