hang hang  /ˈhæŋ/


  1. (n) a special way of doing something
  2. (n) the way a garment hangs
  3. (n) a gymnastic exercise performed on the rings or horizontal bar or parallel bars when the gymnast's weight is supported by the arms
  4. (v) be suspended or hanging
  5. (v) cause to be hanging or suspended
  6. (v) kill by hanging
  7. (v) let drop or droop
  8. (v) fall or flow in a certain way
  9. (v) be menacing, burdensome, or oppressive
  10. (v) give heed (to)
  11. (v) be suspended or poised
  12. (v) hold on tightly or tenaciously
  13. (v) be exhibited
  14. (v) prevent from reaching a verdict, of a jury
  15. (v) decorate or furnish with something suspended
  16. (v) be placed in position as by a hinge
  17. (v) place in position as by a hinge so as to allow free movement in one direction
  18. (v) suspend (meat) in order to get a gamey taste


Derived Word(s)


  1. The two new laws are now being implemented, and their backers hope they will mitigate the state's hang-'em-high image.
  2. Simply fill the bag with potting soil, add a young seedlingalmost any vine-growing fruit or vegetable will doand let the leafy part hang out.
  3. A surprise attack from a hang glider kills six soldiers.


  1. The plunging Hang Seng suggests another awful year for Hong Kong IPOs

    Hong Kong isn’t a friendly place for companies looking to raise capital. As the Hang Seng tumbled 2.19% today, China Harmony Auto Holding Ltd—a dealership shelling Rolls Royces, Ferraris and other posh ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Quartz via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Hong Kong stocks follow U.S., Japan lower; Hang Seng Index down 1.7%

    Hong Kong stocks follow U.S., Japan lower; Hang Seng Index down 1.7%
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Market Watch

  3. Hang w/ Quickly Passes Its One Millionth Broadcast

    FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. -- MEDL Mobile, Inc. -- a pioneer in the creation, development, marketing and monetization of mobile apps -- announced today that the "Hang w/" platform has hit its 1,000,000th ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "I did do everything that I was told to do and did the best I could to balance jobs and show up," she said. "I wasn't missing the classes just to hang out and do anything like that. I was working mostly in Morocco -- the trip I was working...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Lindsay Lohan Source: NECN

  2. Citing a desire to spend more time with his family, King said "I'm looking forward to the future and what my next chapter will bring, but for now it's time to hang up my nightly suspenders."
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Larry King Source: Us Magazine

  3. "I think that would just encourage those who wanted completely to destabilise and destroy Iraq, and create chaos and victory for the terrorists to hang on and hope for (an) Obama victory," Mr Howard told the Nine Network. "If I was running...
    on Feb 10, 2007 By: John Howard Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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