Definitions

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  • n. An event that is filled with or typified by hugging, or by saccharine emotionality that resembles hugging

Etymologies

hug +‎ -fest (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Also, joining in the hugfest was her godmother, Brenda Sawyer.

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  • Tuesday night we had yet another "hugfest" where I once again had to reign in my "Super Human Strength" and not crush any ribcages, which, as you can imagine, will ruin most smorgasboards.

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  • Hillary hasn't shown any formidability since before the Obama hugfest in Unity.

    Report: Warner To Deliver "Bipartisan" Message At Dem Convention?

  • B- Going to see this because they think it's a cheesy Lifetime hugfest drama coming of age film with the backdrop of post-apocalypse America

    The Road Trailer #2 | /Film

  • You see Hiro and Yaeko, Claire and her dad, Matt and Molly, Mohinder and Molly, Micah and Niki, Micah and D.L. and Claire and West in the 1:16 hugfest.

    Watching Heroes » 2008 » March

  • Ever since the tragedies, it is in our sports stadiums and arenas where America has had its most public catharsis (the Braves-Mets hugfest comes to mind) and where a newly unified America has rallied around its flag and its country.

    Starr Gazing: And Now, Will You Please Rise...

  • LONG: It is a Clinton family hugfest, and it's a story that Jeanne Moos embraces for us, straight ahead.

    CNN Transcript Oct 27, 2007

  • "He's either going to keep him on the end of his jab for 25 minutes or it's going to be a hugfest on the floor," said English welterweight Dan The Outlaw Hardy, soundly beaten by St-Pierre at UFC 111.

    CBC | Top Stories News

  • What makes a great iPad case (or, why my iPad's frumpy) caro: Slight likelihood of #chirp turning into a nauseating campfire hugfest about LET'S CHANGE THE WORLD TOGETHER.

    CNET News.com

  • Both men will know what needs to be done: strip down to their underwear and have themselves a big old hugfest!

    This Just In

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