Definitions For Hugging


  • Affectionate play (or foreplay without contact with the genital organs)


  • To put your arms around someone especially as a way of showing love or friendship
  • To hold (something) tightly with your arms
  • To stay close to (something)

Is Hugging a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Hugging is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 17 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Hugging in a Sentence

  • We hugged briefly, and then it was time to say goodbye.
  • I hugged my knees to my chest.
  • The road hugs the river.

Synonyms for Hugging

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