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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

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

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

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

commode-hugging drunk

Sl. heavily alcohol intoxicated; drunk and vomiting. Willie got commode-hugging drunk in the space of two hours.
See also: drunk

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

See also: hug, throne

hug the porcelain god

See also: god, hug, porcelain

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
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On average they will hug family, friend and colleagues at least three times a day.
says an enthusiastic employee giving demos of the Hug Smartwatch booth at the Microsoft event.
His bear hugs are to convey the message that he's the representative of more than a billion Indians.
Recently a new research study led by Sheldon Cohen of Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburg, showed more evidence about the amazing benefits of the simple hug.
On Saturday there were more than 100,000 hugs for Stephen as supporters took to the streets offering free hugs to strangers in cities across the UK.
Jane said: "A hug can't heal everything but it makes us all feel better.
The longest hug recorded in the Guinness World Book of Records is 27 hours.
Members of the public out shopping on Bold Street yesterday afternoon were approached with the offer of a free hug.
Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan have made it a routine to hug and make news during the Iftr party.
The Scots actor said when he tried to hug the director, he missed, almost cracking him in the ribs instead.