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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

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
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Said his glasses got knocked off and his toes stepped on in the morning melee, and he felt social pressure - if he capitulated to one hugger, he'd have to hug everyone else too.
Although the CDC/HIPAC advice did not mention Bair Hugger or other forced-air warming (FAW) devices by name, the 3M device blows more than 40 cfm of air along with 950 watts of waste heat.
Now the painter Bencab is known by all the women in art circles as the greatest generic hugger of all time.
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An integral feed conveyor and hugger belt assembly guides the product to the cut point.
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