Examples of hug in a Sentence
We hugged briefly, and then it was time to say goodbye.
I hugged my knees to my chest.
The road hugs the river.
The boat hugged the shore.
Recent Examples of hug from the Web
They were told privately of the state’s decision to press charges Wednesday and reportedly hugged each other upon hearing the news.
Sebastian the Ibis of the NCAA University of Miami and Billy the Marlin of the MLB Miami Marlins are other local mascots who’ve held, hoisted, hugged, and kissed the Cup on championship teams in past Mascot Games.
Restavracija Pikol Hugging the Italian border in Nova Gorica, about one hour west of Ljubljana, Pikol is a beautiful family-run eatery that specializes in seafood.
With a large eye shield hugging her face, the only thing Marks sees is darkness.
Corbyn was even seen hugging a local resident at St. Clement’s Church in west London.
A rendering showed a pool hugging the side of the property next to Pastoria Avenue, a splash pad play area, a storage and maintenance building, and a multipurpose building next to a locker and restroom building equipped with rooftop solar panels.
Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn, whose Labour Party saw its support surge during the campaign, had already been pictured hugging one of them.
Clad in a silk crepe toile dress by Vilshenko that soon thereafter sold out at Net-a-Porter, Ms. Paltrow sat at Dr. Michels’s feet, hugging her knees.
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Origin and Etymology of hug
perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse hugga to soothe
First Known Use: 1567See Words from the same year
HUG Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hug for English Language Learners
: to put your arms around someone especially as a way of showing love or friendship
: to hold (something) tightly with your arms
: to stay close to (something)
HUG Defined for Kids
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