bear hug


bear hug


: a strong and rough hug : an act of showing affection by putting your arms around someone and squeezing very tightly

Full Definition of BEAR HUG

:  a rough tight embrace

Examples of BEAR HUG

  1. He gave his brother a bear hug.

First Known Use of BEAR HUG



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