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Hug vs. Spoon

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Hug

A hug is a form of endearment, universal in human communities, in which two or more people put their arms around the neck, back, or waist of one another and hold each other closely. If more than two people are involved, it may be referred to as a group hug.
May 22, 2022

Spoon

A spoon is a utensil consisting of a small shallow bowl (also known as a head), oval or round, at the end of a handle. A type of cutlery (sometimes called flatware in the United States), especially as part of a place setting, it is used primarily for transferring food to the mouth.
May 22, 2022

Hug

Squeeze (someone) tightly in one's arms, typically to express affection
He hugged her close to him
We hugged and kissed
People kissed and hugged each other
May 22, 2022

Spoon

A utensil consisting of a small, shallow bowl on a handle, used in preparing, serving, or eating food.
May 22, 2022

Hug

An act of holding someone tightly in one's arms, typically to express affection
There were hugs and tears as they were reunited
May 22, 2022
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Spoon

A shiny, curved, metallic fishing lure.
May 22, 2022

Hug

To clasp or hold closely, especially in the arms, as in affection; embrace.
May 22, 2022

Spoon

A paddle or an oar with a curved blade.
May 22, 2022

Hug

To hold steadfastly to; cherish
He still hugs his outmoded beliefs.
May 22, 2022

Spoon

(Sports) A three wood golf club.
May 22, 2022

Hug

To stay close to
A sailboat hugging the shore.
May 22, 2022

Spoon

To lift, scoop up, or carry with or as if with a spoon.
May 22, 2022

Hug

To embrace or cling together closely.
May 22, 2022

Spoon

Sports & Games To shove or scoop (a ball) into the air.
May 22, 2022

Hug

A close, affectionate embrace.
May 22, 2022

Spoon

(Informal) To lie down behind and against (another person) so that both bodies face the same direction with the knees drawn up slightly like nested spoons.
May 22, 2022

Hug

A crushing embrace, as in wrestling.
May 22, 2022

Spoon

To fish with a spoon lure.
May 22, 2022

Hug

A close embrace, especially when charged with such an emotion as represented by: affection, joy, relief, lust, anger, aggression, compassion, and the like, as opposed to being characterized by formality, equivocation or ambivalence (a half-embrace or "little hug").
May 22, 2022

Spoon

Sports & Games To give a ball an upward scoop.
May 22, 2022

Hug

A particular grip in wrestling.
May 22, 2022

Spoon

(Informal) To lie down with another person so that both bodies face the same direction with the knees drawn up slightly like spoons nested in each other.
May 22, 2022

Hug

To crouch; huddle as with cold.
May 22, 2022

Spoon

(Informal) To engage in amorous behavior, such as kissing or caressing.
May 22, 2022

Hug

(intransitive) To cling closely together.
May 22, 2022

Spoon

An implement for eating or serving; a scooped utensil whose long handle is straight, in contrast to a ladle.
May 22, 2022

Hug

(transitive) To embrace by holding closely, especially in the arms.
Billy hugged Danny until he felt better.
May 22, 2022

Spoon

An implement for stirring food while being prepared; a wooden spoon.
May 22, 2022

Hug

(transitive) To stay close to (the shore etc.)
May 22, 2022

Spoon

A measure that will fit into a spoon; a spoonful.
May 22, 2022

Hug

To hold fast; to cling to; to cherish.
May 22, 2022

Spoon

A wooden-headed golf club with moderate loft, similar to the modern three wood.
May 22, 2022

Hug

To cower; to crouch; to curl up.
May 22, 2022

Spoon

(slang) An oar.
May 22, 2022

Hug

To crowd together; to cuddle.
May 22, 2022

Spoon

(fishing) A type of metal lure resembling the concave head of a tablespoon.
May 22, 2022

Hug

To press closely within the arms; to clasp to the bosom; to embrace.
May 22, 2022

Spoon

A spoon excavator.
May 22, 2022

Hug

To hold fast; to cling to; to cherish.
We hug deformities if they bear our names.
May 22, 2022

Spoon

A simpleton, a spooney.
May 22, 2022

Hug

To keep close to; as, to hug the land; to hug the wind.
May 22, 2022

Spoon

A safety handle on a hand grenade, a trigger.
May 22, 2022

Hug

A close embrace or clasping with the arms, as in affection or in wrestling.
May 22, 2022

Spoon

(slang) A metaphoric unit of finite physical and mental energy available for daily activities, especially in the context of living with chronic illness or disability.
May 22, 2022

Hug

A tight or amorous embrace;
Come here and give me a big hug
May 22, 2022

Spoon

To serve using a spoon; to transfer (something) with a spoon.
Sarah spooned some apple sauce onto her plate.
May 22, 2022

Hug

Hug, usually with fondness;
Hug me, please
They embraced
May 22, 2022

Spoon

To flirt; to make advances; to court, to interact romantically or amorously.
May 22, 2022

Hug

Fit closely or tightly;
She dress hugged her hipds
May 22, 2022

Spoon

To lie nestled front-to-back, following the contours of the bodies, in a manner reminiscent of stacked spoons.
May 22, 2022

Spoon

To hit (the ball) weakly, pushing it with a lifting motion, instead of striking with an audible knock.
May 22, 2022

Spoon

(intransitive) To fish with a concave spoon bait.
May 22, 2022

Spoon

(transitive) To catch by fishing with a concave spoon bait.
May 22, 2022

Spoon

Alternative form of spoom
May 22, 2022

Spoon

See Spoom.
We might have spooned before the wind as well as they.
May 22, 2022

Spoon

To take up in, or as in, a spoon.
May 22, 2022

Spoon

To catch by fishing with a spoon bait.
He had with him all the tackle necessary for spooning pike.
May 22, 2022

Spoon

In croquet, golf, etc., to push or shove (a ball) with a lifting motion, instead of striking with an audible knock.
May 22, 2022

Spoon

To act with demonstrative or foolish fondness, as one in love.
May 22, 2022

Spoon

To fish with a spoon bait.
May 22, 2022

Spoon

In croquet, golf, etc., to spoon a ball.
May 22, 2022

Spoon

An implement consisting of a small bowl (usually a shallow oval) with a handle, used especially in preparing or eating food.
"Therefore behoveth him a full long spoonThat shall eat with a fiend," thus heard I say.
He must have a long spoon that must eat with the devil.
May 22, 2022

Spoon

Anything which resembles a spoon in shape; esp. (Fishing), a spoon bait.
May 22, 2022

Spoon

Fig.: A simpleton; a spooney.
May 22, 2022

Spoon

A wooden club with a lofted face.
May 22, 2022

Spoon

A piece of cutlery with a shallow bowl-shaped container and a handle; used to stir or serve or take up food
May 22, 2022

Spoon

As much as a spoon will hold;
He added two spoons of sugar
May 22, 2022

Spoon

Formerly a golfing wood with an elevated face
May 22, 2022

Spoon

Scoop up or take up with a spoon;
Spoon the sauce over the roast
May 22, 2022

Spoon

Snuggle and lie in a position where one person faces the back of the others
May 22, 2022

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