Bear-hug meaning

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A rough, tight hug.
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An extremely tight, rough embrace with the arms.
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Any especially large, tight or enthusiastic hug, usually friendly and especially between men.

Granddad scooped up the child in a big bear hug.

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An uninvited takeover attempt that offers such a large premium for the target’s shares that the board of directors of the target company has no alternative but to vote in favor of the acquisition or face the wrath, and lawsuits, of shareholders.
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In business, a hostile takeover effort in which one firm offers to buy the other firm at a share price too high to refuse.
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In wrestling, a hold with the arms around the opponent.
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