- He hugged the boy's shoulders again .
- She gave her mother an affectionate hug .
- Juanita reached down and hugged her daughter .
- Mr. darcy may hug himself .
- He stroked and hugged her .
A hug is a near universal form of physical intimacy, in which two people put their arms around the neck, back, or waist of one another and hold each other closely. If more than two persons are involved, this is referred to as a group hug.