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  • 101hang — vb American 1. to consort with, frequent. This black street usage is a shortening of the colloquialism hang out and was adopted by white adolescents from the 1990s. He s been hangin with the homeboys. Those betties hang down at the mall. 2. to… …

    Contemporary slang

  • 102hang-up — noun (C) informal if you have a hang up about something you feel unreasonably worried or embarrassed about it: She s got a real hang up about her nose. see also: hang up hang 1 …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 103hang-up — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms hang up : singular hang up plural hang ups informal 1) something that you are worried or embarrassed about, especially something that is not very important She doesn t have any hang ups about her appearance. 2) …

    English dictionary

  • 104hang up — 1. n. a problem or concern; an obsession. (Usually hang up.) □ She’s got some serious hang ups about cats. □ I don’t have any hang ups at all. Well, almost none. 2. in. to say no; to cancel out of something. □ I hung up. That’s not for me anyway …

    Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • 105hang — see hang a thief when he’s young, and he’ll no’ steal when he’s old a creaking door hangs longest give a dog a bad name and hang him every herring must hang by its own gill give a man rope enough and he will hang himself …

    Proverbs new dictionary

  • 106hang-up — {n.}, {informal} (stress on hang ) 1. A delay in some process. * /The mail has been late for several days; there must be some hang up with the trucks somewhere./ 2. A neurotic reaction to some life situation probably stemming from a traumatic… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 107hang-up — {n.}, {informal} (stress on hang ) 1. A delay in some process. * /The mail has been late for several days; there must be some hang up with the trucks somewhere./ 2. A neurotic reaction to some life situation probably stemming from a traumatic… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 108hang in — Synonyms and related words: abide, abide with, bear, bear up, bear with, bide, brave, brook, come up fighting, dig in, endure, get along, get on, go on, go on with, hang in there, hang on, hang tough, hold fast, hold on, hold out, hold up, keep… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 109hang on — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. persist, remain, continue; see endure 1 , 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) I verb 1. To be determined by or contingent on something unknown, uncertain, or changeable: depend on (or upon), hang upon, hinge on (or upon), rest on …

    English dictionary for students

  • 110hang-up — noun informal (stress on hang ) 1. A delay in some process. The mail has been late for several days; there must be some hang up with the trucks somewhere. 2. A neurotic reaction to some life situation probably stemming from a traumatic shock… …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 111hang —    to kill by breaking the neck through suspension    Formerly, it meant death by crucifixion, but it is now standard English in the present sense, the past sense being hanged not hung:     No, Grace, we don t hang them any more. Not even… …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 112hang on — 1) he hung on to her coat Syn: hold on to, hold fast to, grip, clutch, grasp, hold tightly to, cling to 2) her future hung on their decision Syn: depend on, be dependent on, turn on, hinge on …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 113Hang — 1. Hang zur Ruhebank schliesst den Brotschrank. – Sprichwörtergarten, 325. 2. Wie der Hang, so der Gang. – Deutsche Vierteljahrschrift, 1866, Hft. 1, Nr. 113. *3. Weder Hang noch Klang haben. – Lohrengel, II, 504 …

    Deutsches Sprichwörter-Lexikon

  • 114hang it — {interj.}, {informal} An exclamation used to express annoyance or disappointment. * /Oh, hang it! I forgot to bring the book I wanted to show you./ * /Hang it all, why don t you watch where you re going?/ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 115hang it — {interj.}, {informal} An exclamation used to express annoyance or disappointment. * /Oh, hang it! I forgot to bring the book I wanted to show you./ * /Hang it all, why don t you watch where you re going?/ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 116hang on — verb a) To wait a moment (usually imperative). Hang on. Let me check. b) To hold, grasp, or grip. Hang on to the handle so you dont drop it …

    Wiktionary

  • 117hang up — verb a) To put up to hang I hung up my washing on the line b) To terminate a telephone call When my mother started telling me to be careful over the phone, I threatened to hang up on her Syn: release …

    Wiktionary

  • 118hang up — Synonyms and related words: adjourn, afterthought, bind, block, blockade, blockage, blow up, bog down, bottleneck, bureaucratic delay, buzz, call, call up, catch, come to nothing, complex, compulsion, continue, cordon, curtain, decelerate, defer …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 119Hang — 1. Abhang, Berghang, Böschung; (schweiz.): Stutz; (geh.): Halde; (südd., schweiz.): Rain; (südd., österr., schweiz.): Lehne; (österr., sonst veraltet): Gehänge; (südd., österr.): Leite; (schweiz., sonst veraltet): Bord; …

    Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • 120Hang — 1. used to add emphasis to a statement: I ll be hanged if I do ; 2. frequent; spend time in: to hang in Indonesia for a while ; 3. place one frequently socialises at; one s hang out …

    Dictionary of Australian slang