huggable

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

English[edit]

A kitten hugging another kitten.

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From hug +‎ -able.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

huggable (comparative more huggable, superlative most huggable)

  1. Capable of, or suitable for, being hugged.
    • 1995, Ann M. Martin, Stacey and the Mystery of Stoneybrook‎, page 78:
      Claud was glad to oblige, since Gabbie is an extremely huggable girl.
    • 2002, Jeffrey S. Turner, Families in America, page 147:
      Moreover, this need often manifests itself in the young child's selection of a cuddly or huggable doll or stuffed animal, called a transitional object by child psychologists.
    • 2005, Desiree Day, Crazy Love‎, page 183:
      He was exactly how she remembered him. Where Tyrell was cuddly and huggable, Mohammad was hard and sinewy.

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Translations[edit]