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ass-out hug

rude slang A hug in which one or both parties try to limit their physical contact (as by sticking their buttocks out). Come on, don't give me the ass-out hug—get in here, buddy! I'm not a very affectionate person, so I'm a big fan of the ass-out hug.
See also: hug

bear hug

A strong and often immobilizing type of embrace. Jane was so excited to see her dad for the first time since his military deployment, she ran to him, wrapped her arms around him, and gave him a long bear hug.
See also: bear, hug

bunny hug

1. A sweatshirt with a hood and large front pockets. The term is not used outside the province of Saskatchewan in Canada. Primarily heard in Canada. I love this bunny hug, it's so warm and comfortable.
2. A ballroom dance characterized by a syncopated, ragtime rhythm, popular in the US in the early 1900s. Primarily heard in US, South Africa. Although it's not as popular as other dances anymore, I still enjoy doing the bunny hug.
See also: bunny, hug

commode-hugging drunk

slang Intoxicated to the point of vomiting. (A commode is a toilet, which one may "hug" while vomiting into it.) I found Henry sleeping on the bathroom floor, so he must have been commode-hugging drunk last night.
See also: drunk

hug it out

slang To reconcile with someone by hugging, as after an argument or disagreement. I'm sorry I upset you, Jed—let's hug it out. I'm glad those two were able to hug it out—I hate when they fight.
See also: hug, out

hug the porcelain god

slang To vomit into a toilet. Doing so often requires one to hold the toilet (the "porcelain god"), a position that is likened to embracing a sacred idol. I bet that if Tommy doesn't stop drinking, he'll hug the porcelain god all night. I've never thrown up so much in my life. I can't wait till I stop hugging the porcelain god.
See also: god, hug, porcelain

hug the porcelain goddess

slang To vomit into a toilet. Doing so often requires one to hold the toilet (the "porcelain god"), a position that is likened to embracing a sacred idol. I bet that if Tommy doesn't stop drinking, he'll hug the porcelain goddess all night. I've never thrown up so much in my life. I can't wait till I stop hugging the porcelain goddess.
See also: goddess, hug, porcelain

hug the throne

slang To vomit into a toilet. Doing so often requires one to kneel in front of or bend over the toilet (the "throne"), a position that is likened to kneeling before or bowing to a sacred idol. I bet that if Tommy doesn't stop drinking, he'll hug the throne all night. I've never thrown up so much in my life. I can't wait till I stop hugging the throne.
See also: hug, throne

hugs and kisses

A friendly, informal valediction at the end of a message. Anyway, I'll wrap up this email. I hope we get the chance to speak again soon. I miss you terribly, bestie! Hugs and kisses, Janet
See also: and, hug, kiss
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

commode-hugging drunk

Sl. heavily alcohol intoxicated; drunk and vomiting. Willie got commode-hugging drunk in the space of two hours.
See also: drunk
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

commode-hugging drunk

mod. heavily alcohol intoxicated; drunk and vomiting. I could tell by the sounds coming from the bathroom that Ernie had come home commode-hugging drunk again.
See also: drunk

hug the porcelain god(dess)

and hug the throne
tv. to vomit; to vomit while holding on to the toilet seat. By “hug the porcelain god” I assume you are referring to vomiting into the toilet bowl? The girls drank a lot of beer and two of them spent the night hugging the porcelain god.
See also: goddess, hug, porcelain

hug the throne

verb
See also: hug, throne

hug the porcelain god

verb
See also: god, hug, porcelain
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

bear hug

An affectionate, sometimes overwhelming embrace. In wrestling it is also known as a body lock; in business it is an aggressive offer for a takeover. But the cliché refers simply to the embrace, as in “Jane met him with a handshake, but he responded by giving her a bear hug.”
See also: bear, hug
The Dictionary of Clichés by Christine Ammer Copyright © 2013 by Christine Ammer
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