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  • noun Plural form of hugger.


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  • Arguing with tree huggers is like masturbating with a cheese grater.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » Libertarianism, the Environment, and Kyoto: Part 2 2004

  • I'm not saying we were mean-spirited or anything; we just weren't big "huggers" and besides, we didn't look the part.

    a trip on the bricks 2007

  • I'm not saying we were mean-spirited or anything; we just weren't big "huggers" and besides, we didn't look the part.

    the clenched fist never receives 2007

  • When the world ends because we elected the devil as our leader, I hope you tree huggers will be happy.

    Stimulus money needs to be spent faster, Dems say 2009

  • The tree huggers need to stand aside and we need to get drilling to produce our own oil reserves.

    Palin takes aim at Obama over energy 2009

  • The few people who openly spoke up about the environment were called “tree huggers” by the right-wing nuts, and the few women who still spoke up about equal pay for equal work were branded “feminazis.”

    Roseanne Archy Roseanne Barr 2011

  • These were groups of men who played army in the woods in preparation for what they figured was the coming war with (take your pick): an intrusive government (quaint), liberals, blacks, gays, people who had or might have an abortion, Mexicans, tree huggers, feminazis, or some or all of the above.

    Roseanne Archy Roseanne Barr 2011

  • What I can't stand are these gun-huggers who twist the language of the Constitution into something that none of its authors intended. patNY

    Sotomayor: Judges have different task than what citizens expect 2009

  • Walt grumbled that the “damn tree huggers” and their programs that declared wolves a protected species increased the population, and now we were all going to be overrun with predators.

    How to Flirt with A Naked Werewolf Molly Harper 2011

  • Who wouldn't like to believe that tenants and real-estate developers, tree huggers and SUV owners, the EPA and libertarians can get along and reconcile their bickering points of view?

    Building a Better Future Richard B. Woodward 2011


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