Ruggy vs Huggy - What's the difference?

ruggy | huggy |


As adjectives the difference between ruggy and huggy

is that ruggy is (obsolete) rugged; rough while huggy is tending to hug; affectionate in a physical way.

ruggy

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (obsolete) rugged; rough
  • With ruggy , ashy hairs. — Chaucer.
    (Webster 1913)

    huggy

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Tending to hug; affectionate in a physical way.
  • * 2007 , Joseph Finder, Killer Instinct? , p. 58:
  • Gordy, who looks sort of like a bear cub, only not cute, is a very huggy person.
  • * 2004 , Lani Diane Rich, Time Off for Good Behavior? , p. 136:
  • I wasn't typically a huggy person, but I knew better than to argue with anyone in Bones's genetic line.
  • * 2001 , Joseph H. Berke, Beyond Madness: Psychosocial Interventions in Psychosis? , p. 197:
  • Sonia is an affectionate but not very huggy woman.