Bear Hug Definition

bearhug
noun
A rough, tight hug.
American Heritage
An extremely tight, rough embrace with the arms.
Webster's New World

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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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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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.
Webster's New World Finance

Other Word Forms of Bear Hug

Noun

Singular:
bear hug
Plural:
bear-hugs

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