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Synonyms for hug

Synonyms for (noun) hug

Synonyms: squeeze, clinch, hug Definition: a tight or amorous embrace Usage: come here and give me a big hug

Similar words: embrace, embracement, embracing Definition: the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)

Synonyms for (verb) hug

Synonyms: hug Definition: fit closely or tightly Usage: The dress hugged her hips

Similar words: touch, adjoin, contact, meet Definition: be in direct physical contact with; make contact Usage: The two buildings touch; Their hands touched; The wire must not contact the metal cover; The surfaces contact at this point

Synonyms: embrace, bosom, hug, squeeze Definition: squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness Usage: Hug me, please; They embraced; He hugged her close to him

Similar words: clasp Definition: hold firmly and tightly