hug-me-tight

[ huhg-mee-tahyt ]
/ ˈhʌg miˌtaɪt /

noun

a woman's short, warm, close-fitting jacket, usually knitted or crocheted and often sleeveless.

Nearby words

  1. huffish,
  2. huffishly,
  3. huffy,
  4. hufuf,
  5. hug,
  6. huge,
  7. hugely,
  8. hugeous,
  9. hugeously,
  10. huggable

Origin of hug-me-tight

An Americanism dating back to 1855–60

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British Dictionary definitions for hug-me-tight

hug-me-tight

noun

a woman's knitted jacket
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