Definition of abrazo in English:

abrazo

noun

US
  • An embrace.

    ‘they stood in a wordless abrazo’
    • ‘And there was a lot of back slapping and ‘abrazos’ - hugs.’
    • ‘She rose, proffered a courteous and gentle abrazo, a quick peck on each of my cheeks, and merged into the evening.’
    • ‘We had met before, and when he saw me, he lit up, and rushed to the ropes to give the friendly abrazo, which is his habit when those he knows drop by.’
    • ‘She never send a message our way without adding ‘abrazos’ (hugs).’
    • ‘This abrazo expresses confidentiality and the crucial value of trust.’
    • ‘Know what that hug or abrazo between Mediterranean men signifies?’
    • ‘With close friends, you can give them one of those Russian-style bear hugs or a Latin abrazo and slip the cigar butt in their coat pocket.’
    • ‘Common among men is the abrazo, particularly if they have not seen each other for some time.’
    • ‘Friends and family commonly greet each other with the abrazo (ah-bra-zoh).’

Origin

Spanish.

Pronunciation

abrazo

/əˈbrasəʊ//əˈbrɑːzəʊ/