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hang out

vb (adverb)
1. to suspend, be suspended, or lean, esp from an opening, as for display or airing: to hang out the washing.
2. (intr) informal to live at or frequent a place: the police know where the thieves hang out.
3. informal (foll by: with) to frequent the company (of someone)
4. slang to relax completely in an unassuming way (esp in the phrase let it all hang out)
5. (intr) informal US to act or speak freely, in an open, cooperative, or indiscreet manner
n
informal a place where one lives or that one frequently visits
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.hang out - spend time in a certain location or with certain people; "She hangs out at the corner cafe"
frequent, haunt - be a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place; "She haunts the ballet"

hang

verb
1. To fasten or be fastened at one point with no support from below:
2. To execute by suspending by the neck:
Informal: string up.
Slang: swing.
3. To remain stationary over a place or object:
phrasal verb
hang around
1. To visit regularly:
Slang: hang out.
2. To be with as a companion:
Slang: hang out.
Idiom: rub elbows.
phrasal verb
hang on
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 (or upon), turn on, turn upon.
2. To continue without halting despite difficulties or setbacks:
Idioms: hang in there, keep going , keep it up.
phrasal verb
hang out
1. Slang. To visit regularly:
2. Slang. To be with as a companion:
Idiom: rub elbows.
phrasal verb
hang over
To be imminent:
phrasal verb
hang up
To cause to be later or slower than expected or desired:
phrasal verb
hang upon
To be determined by or contingent on something unknown, uncertain, or changeable:
depend on (or upon), hang on, hinge on (or upon), rest on (or upon), turn on, turn upon.
noun
Informal. The proper method for doing, using, or handling something:
Translations

w>hang out

vi
(tongue, shirt tails etc)heraushängen
(inf)sich aufhalten; (= live)hausen, wohnen; (= usually be found also)sich herumtreiben (inf), → zu finden sein; let’s just hang out tonightlass(t) uns heute Abend einfach mal chillen (inf)
(= resist, endure)nicht aufgeben; they hung out for more paysie hielten an ihrer Lohnforderung fest
(inf) to let it all hang outdie Sau rauslassen (inf); come on now, let it all hang outlass jucken (sl), → und ab geht die Post (inf)
vt sephinaushängen; washing also(draußen) aufhängen; to hang somebody out to dry (inf)jdn seinem Schicksal überlassen
References in classic literature ?
The dead man was frozen through, `just as stiff as a dressed turkey you hang out to freeze,' Jake said.
Then she said musingly, and softly, turn- ing the words daintily over her tongue: "Hang they out -- hang they out -- where hang -- where do they hang out; eh, right so; where do they hang out.
So tell us about your favourite hang-outs in Northern Ireland by writing or emailing us, topic My Favourite Hang Out.