hanger hanger  /ˈhæ ŋər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a worker who hangs something
  2. (n) anything from which something can be hung

Usage(s):

  1. Obsessing over wire hangers, putting a hit out on your own son, implanting never-ending neuroticism into your kid.
  2. His Indians are mostly beggars and hangers-on, a menace only to horses, cows and the pioneers' imaginations.
  3. Nathanael West's Hollywood novel takes place mostly at the margins of the movie kingdom, the universe of set painters and extras, frustrated small-timers, hangers-on and oddities.

News

  1. Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Hanger to stop in York

    York, PA - Democratic Gubernatorial candidate John Hanger will be stopping in York Tuesday afternoon, according to the Democratic Party of York County.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: York Daily Record

  2. Hanger awarded 2013 Outstanding Legislator of the Year award

    RICHMOND — Emmett W. Hanger Jr. was awarded the 2013 Outstanding Legislator of the Year Award at the recent National Alliance on Mental Illness State Convention held in Richmond on June 1, 2013. The award was presented to Senator Hanger by the local NAMI "We Care" Augusta affiliate President Elizabeth Tabor Mawyer.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Staunton News Leader

  3. Hanger Signs New 5-Yr Credit Agreement To Refinance Senior Secured Facilities

    Hanger Signs New 5-Yr Credit Agreement To Refinance Senior Secured Facilities
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

Quotes

  1. "To me, clothes on a hanger are simply still lives. It's only when someone wears them that they come alive," Gaultier told reporters after the show. "Here, the idea was to create clothes that have several uses. You can go for a swim, you can...
    on Sep 30, 2008 By: Jean Paul Gaultier Source: San Jose Mercury News

  2. "I think it was a splitter, change, it was up," Werth said of the pitch. "It was just a hanger, I was able to stay through it a little bit. One good thing about [Citizens Bank Park] is you get 'em up in the air, they'll go."
    on Jul 21, 2009 By: Jayson Werth Source: USA Today

  3. "The problem is I hate putting things on hangers," Minogue said. "I have a hanger phobia - I don't like the way they sound when you put them in the wardrobe." "And I've got far too many shoes, but they look so pretty I don't like to...
    on May 5, 2010 By: Kylie Minogue Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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