huggability

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

huggable +‎ -ity

Noun[edit]

huggability ‎(uncountable)

  1. The quality or state of being huggable.
    • 2006, Jessica Conant-Park & Susan Conant, Steamed, Berkley Prime Crime (2006), ISBN 9780425210383, unnumbered page:
      The hostess introduced herself as Joelle. She was in her thirties, with short, curly dark hair. She had the look of a mom, a combination of warmth, huggability, and an air of parental authority you didn't mess with.
    • 2007, Eric Clark, The Real Toy Story: Inside the Ruthless Battle for America's Youngest Consumers, Free Press (2007), ISBN 9780743298896, unnumbered page:
      Customers choose an animal (it's not just bears) without stuffing, take it to a station, where it is stuffed "to the right amount of huggability" and (crucial touch) a heart is placed inside.
    • 2010, Nick Vujicic, Life Without Limits: Inspiration for a Ridiculously Good Life, WaterBrook Press (2010), ISBN 9780307589743, page 160:
      Before back pains limited my huggability, one of my favorite ice breakers was to say, "Come and give me a hug."

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