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We know that friends generally walk by keeping one's hand on their friend's shoulders.

Is there any single word that has the same meaning as 'keeping one's hand on another's shoulder?

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    You might be able to make "clasped" work . – Tom22 May 27 '18 at 19:07
  • "Arms over shoulder" -- not a word, but works. google.com/… – Kris May 28 '18 at 7:47
  • Or, "Arms around each other" – Kris May 28 '18 at 7:59
  • None of the sighted communities I’m aware of habitually walk that way. – Lawrence 2 days ago
  • Do you mean walking with one hand on the nearer shoulder (eg walking on your friend's left with your right hand on his left shoulder) or with your arm around him (eg walking on your friend's left with your right hand on his right shoulder). The second would be more common in the US or UK but I wouldn't say that either was done 'generally' – BoldBen 2 days ago
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No, there's no single word that means keeping your hand one someone's shoulder.

He walked with his hand on her shoulder.

They walked with their arms around each other.

(Walking arm-in-arm implies arms linked at the elbows, not the shoulders)

More informal:

They were hanging on each other as they walked down the street.

They were hanging all over each other as they walked down the street.

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