bear hug

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bear hug (plural bear hugs)

  1. any especially large, tight or enthusiastic hug, usually friendly and especially between men
    Granddad scooped up the child in a big bear hug.
  2. in business, a hostile takeover effort in which one firm offers to buy the other firm at a share price too high to refuse
  3. in wrestling, a hold with the arms around the opponent

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