bear hug

Definitions of bear hug
  1. noun
    a wrestling hold with arms locked tightly around the opponent
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    type of:
    wrestling hold
    a hold used in the sport of wrestling
  2. noun
    a takeover bid so attractive that the directors of the target company must approve it or risk shareholder protest
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    type of:
    takeover attempt
    an attempt to take control of a corporation
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