huggable 1863, from HUG (Cf. hug) + -ABLE (Cf. -able).

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  • huggable — /hug euh beuhl/, adj. evoking a desire to hug close; inviting a close embrace; cuddly: a huggable little baby. [1895 1900; HUG + ABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • huggable — adjective /ˈhʌɡ.ə.bəl/ Capable of, or suitable for, being hugged. Claud was glad to oblige, since Gabbie is an extremely huggable girl. Syn: cuddly See Also: hug …   Wiktionary

  • huggable — hug ► VERB (hugged, hugging) 1) squeeze or hold tightly in one s arms. 2) keep close to: a few craft hugged the shore. ► NOUN ▪ an act of hugging. DERIVATIVES huggable adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • huggable — ˈhəgəbəl adjective : of a kind that invites hugging : cuddlesome a huggable teddy bear …   Useful english dictionary

  • huggable — adjective see hug …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • huggable — adj. invites hugging; may be hugged, may be embraced …   English contemporary dictionary

  • huggable — hug·ga·ble …   English syllables

  • huggable — hug•ga•ble [[t]ˈhʌg ə bəl[/t]] adj. inviting a close embrace; cuddly …   From formal English to slang

  • National Hug Day — A soldier at Fort Jackson, S.C. hugs her mom on Family Day Also called National Hugging Day Observed by United State …   Wikipedia

  • Joy Mangano — Infobox Person name = Joy Mangano birth place = East Meadow, New York, U.S.A. occupation = inventor/entrepeneurJoy Mangano is an American inventor and entrepreneur, known for inventions such as the self wringing Miracle Mop and Huggable Hangers.… …   Wikipedia

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