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A kitten hugging another kitten.

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From hug +‎ -able.

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  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈhʌɡ.ə.bəl/
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huggable (comparative more huggable, superlative most huggable)

  1. Capable of, or suitable for, being hugged.
    • 1995, Ann M. Martin, Stacey and the Mystery of Stoneybrook‎, page 78:
      Claud was glad to oblige, since Gabbie is an extremely huggable girl.
    • 2002, Jeffrey S. Turner, Families in America, page 147:
      Moreover, this need often manifests itself in the young child's selection of a cuddly or huggable doll or stuffed animal, called a transitional object by child psychologists.
    • 2005, Desiree Day, Crazy Love‎, page 183:
      He was exactly how she remembered him. Where Tyrell was cuddly and huggable, Mohammad was hard and sinewy.

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