hung hung  /ˈhəŋ/

Definition(s):

  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

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Usage(s):

  1. Arbuckle's first two trials thus ended in hung juries.
  2. Her abdomen hung to her swollen knees.
  3. People were on drugs or hung up on pot.

News

  1. Terrell Owens humbled by visiting Chad Johnson in jail

    Two recognizable NFL names hung out Saturday -- in jail. Terrell Owens tweeted that he dropped by where Chad Johnson is serving his 30-day sentence. Is Chad in good spirits?
    on June 17, 2013     Source: NFL.com

  2. Portrait of Gov. Mario Cuomo hung in Capitol

    Former Gov. Mario Cuomo's portrait is being hung in New York's Capitol, where he was a top national political figure for over a decade.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Journal News

  3. New work by Oakland-based artist Hung Liu opens at San Jose Museum of Art

    Hung Liu, still from Between Earth and Sky, 2013. Video projection. Dimensions variable. Courtesy the artist. SAN JOSE, CA .- The San Jose Museum of Art presents a surprising new installation by noted Bay Area artist Hung Liu this summer.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Art Daily

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