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