embracing

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

embracing

  1. Present participle of embrace.

Noun[edit]

embracing (plural embracings)

  1. The act of giving an embrace.
    • 1849, Charles Frederick Briggs, Holden's Dollar Magazine (volumes 3-4, page 240)
      Ay, in so doing you will but voluntarily throw yourself into her arms, and, with fond embracings, proclaim yourself a willing servant; do not, in the wild endeavor to win fame, strive to crush her power!

Anagrams[edit]