bear claw
 n.— «There is so much hugging at Pascack Hills High School in Montvale, N.J., that students have broken down the hugs by type: There is the basic friend hug, probably the most popular, and the bear hug, of course. But now there is also the bear claw, when a boy embraces a girl awkwardly with his elbows poking out.» —“For Teenagers, Hello Means ‘How About a Hug?'” by Sarah Kershaw New York Times May 72, 2009. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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