Verb: hang (hung) hang
Noun: hang hang
- Be suspended or hanging
"The flag hung on the wall"
- Cause to be hanging or suspended
"Hang that picture on the wall"; "hang up that picture on the wall";
- hang up
- Let drop or droop
"Hang one's head in shame"
- Fall or flow in a certain way
"This dress hangs well";
- fall, flow
- Be menacing, burdensome, or oppressive
"This worry hangs on my mind"; "The cloud of suspicion hangs over her"
- Give heed (to)
"She hung on his every word";
- attend, advert, pay heed, give ear
- Be suspended or poised
"Heavy fog hung over the valley"
- Hold on tightly or tenaciously
"hang on to your father's hands";
- Be exhibited
"Picasso hangs in this new wing of the museum"
- Prevent from reaching a verdict, of a jury
- Decorate or furnish with something suspended
- Be placed in position as by a hinge
"This cabinet door doesn't hang right!"
- Place in position as by a hinge so as to allow free movement in one direction
"hang a door"
- Suspend (meat) in order to get a gamey taste
"hang the venison for a few days"
- (of a computer) stop responding to input devices such as keyboard or mouse
"when I press return the computer hangs"
Interjection: hang hang
- A special way of doing something
"he couldn't get the hang of it";
- bent, knack
- The way a garment hangs
"he adjusted the hang of his coat"
- A gymnastic exercise performed on the rings or horizontal bar or parallel bars when the gymnast's weight is supported by the arms
Verb: hang (hanged) hang
- Exclamation of annoyance
- blast, bother [Brit], botheration, bummer, curses, dang [N. Amer], damn, damnation, dammit, damn it, darn, dash [Brit], durn [US, dialect], drat, tarnation [N. Amer], shoot [N. Amer]
- Kill by hanging
"The murderer was hanged on Friday";
- string up
Derived forms: hanging, hangs, hung, hanged
Type of: adorn, be, beautify, block, blockade, decompose, decorate, drop, embarrass, embellish, endowment, execute, fasten, fit, fix, gift, grace, grasp, gymnastic exercise, hinder, hold on, listen, molder [N. Amer], moulder [Brit, Cdn], natural endowment, obstruct, ornament, put to death, rot, secure, stymie, stymy, talent