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hang·er

 (hăng′ər)
n.
1. One who hangs something: a house painter who also works as a paperhanger.
2. A contrivance to which something hangs or by which something is hung, as:
a. A device around which a garment is draped for hanging from a hook or rod.
b. A loop or strap by which something is hung.
3. A bracket on the spring shackle of a motor vehicle, designed to hold it to the chassis.
4. A decorative strip of cloth hung on a garment or wall.
5. A short sword that may be hung from a belt.

hanger

(ˈhæŋə)
n
1.
a. any support, such as a hook, strap, peg, or loop, on or by which something may be hung
2.
a. a person who hangs something
b. (in combination): paperhanger.
3. (Automotive Engineering) a bracket designed to attach one part of a mechanical structure to another, such as the one that attaches the spring shackle of a motor car to the chassis
4. (Forestry) a wood on a steep hillside, characteristically beech growing on chalk in southern England
5. (Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms))
a. a loop or strap on a sword belt from which a short sword or dagger was hung
b. the weapon itself

hang•er

(ˈhæŋ ər)

n.
1. a shoulder-shaped frame with a hook at the top, usu. of wire, wood, or plastic, for draping and hanging a garment when not in use.
2. a part of something by which it is hung, as a loop on a garment.
3. a contrivance on which things are hung, as a hook.
4. a person who hangs something.
[1400–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hanger - a worker who hangs somethinghanger - a worker who hangs something  
worker - a person who works at a specific occupation; "he is a good worker"
2.hanger - anything from which something can be hung
clothes hanger, coat hanger, dress hanger - a hanger that is shaped like a person's shoulders and used to hang garments on
strap - hanger consisting of a loop of leather suspended from the ceiling of a bus or train; passengers hold onto it
support - any device that bears the weight of another thing; "there was no place to attach supports for a shelf"
Translations
عَلاَّقَةمِشْجَب، حَمّالَه
ramínko
bøjle
vaateripustin
vješalica
herîatré
ハンガー
옷걸이
vešiak
obešalnik
galge
ไม้แขวนเสื้อ
mắc áo

hanger

[ˈhæŋəʳ] N (for clothes) → percha f, gancho m (LAm)

hanger

[ˈhæŋər] n (also coat hanger) → cintre mhanger-on [ˌhæŋərˈɒn] n (pejorative)parasite mhang-glider [ˈhæŋglaɪdər] ndeltaplane® mhang-gliding [ˈhæŋglaɪdɪŋ] n
to go hang-gliding → faire du deltaplane®

hanger

n (for clothes) → (Kleider)bügel m; (= loop on garment)Aufhänger m

hanger

[ˈhæŋəʳ] n (for clothes) → ometto, gruccia

hang

(hӕŋ) past tense, past participle hung (haŋ) verb
1. to put or fix, or to be put or fixed, above the ground eg by a hook. We'll hang the picture on that wall; The picture is hanging on the wall.
2. to fasten (something), or to be fastened, at the top or side so that it can move freely but cannot fall. A door hangs by its hinges.
3. (past tense, past participle hanged) to kill, or to be killed, by having a rope put round the neck and being allowed to drop. Murderers used to be hanged in the United Kingdom, but no-one hangs for murder now.
4. (often with down or out) to be bending, drooping or falling downwards. The dog's tongue was hanging out; Her hair was hanging down.
5. to bow (one's head). He hung his head in shame.
ˈhanger noun
(usually ˈcoat-hanger) a shaped metal, wooden or plastic frame with a hook on which jackets, dresses etc are hung up.
ˈhanging noun
the (act of) killing a criminal by hanging.
ˈhangings noun plural
curtains or material hung on walls for decoration.
ˈhangman noun
a man whose job it is to hang criminals.
ˈhangover noun
the unpleasant after effects of having had too much alcohol. He woke up with a hangover.
get the hang of
to learn or begin to understand how to do (something). It may seem difficult at first, but you'll get the hang of it after a few weeks.
hang about/around
1. to stand around, doing nothing. I don't like to see all these youths hanging about (street-corners).
2. to be close to (a person) frequently. I don't want you hanging around my daughter.
hang back
to hesitate or be unwilling. The soldiers all hung back when the sergeant asked for volunteers.
hang in the balance
to be in doubt. The success of this project is hanging in the balance.
hang on
1. to wait. Will you hang on a minute – I'm not quite ready.
2. (often with to) to hold. Hang on to that rope.
3. to keep; to retain. He likes to hang on to his money.
hang together
to agree or be consistent. His statements just do not hang together.
hang up
1. to hang (something) on something. Hang up your coat in the cupboard.
2. (often with on) to put the receiver back after a telephone conversation. I tried to talk to her, but she hung up (on me).

She hung the picture up.
The murderer was hanged.

hanger

عَلاَّقَة ramínko bøjle Kleiderbügel κρεμάστρα percha vaateripustin cintre vješalica gruccia ハンガー 옷걸이 kleerhanger henger wieszak cabide вешалка galge ไม้แขวนเสื้อ askı mắc áo 衣架
References in classic literature ?
But the pork had been hung at the farthest extremity of the hanger, apparently to prevent the roasting from proceeding too rapidly during the owner's absence.
He roared aloud, and his hanger went up above his head, flashing in the sunlight.
One of them came up almost to my face, whereupon I rose in a fright, and drew out my hanger to defend myself.
Then she set me on a table, where I showed her my hanger all bloody, and wiping it on the lappet of my coat, returned it to the scabbard.
They looked down from the edge of the hanger over a cup-like hollow.
They say there's five thousand--a thousand pounds' worth of lumber--timber they call it--in the Hangers alone.
He was stylishly dressed in a blue broadcloth coat, with gold lace at the seams and button-holes, an embroidered scarlet waistcoat, a triangular hat, with a loop and broad binding of gold, and wore a silver-hilted hanger at his side.
It was for the next generation to patronize clothiers who kept each suit on its separate hanger.
We may note the garlic and whisky on the breath of a fellow strap hanger, or the cheap perfume emanating from the person of the wondrous lady sitting in front of us, and deplore the fact of our sensitive noses; but, as a matter of fact, we cannot smell at all, our olfactory organs are practically atrophied, by comparison with the development of the sense among the beasts of the wild.
I gave him a knife, which he was wonderfully delighted with; and I made him a belt, with a frog hanging to it, such as in England we wear hangers in; and in the frog, instead of a hanger, I gave him a hatchet, which was not only as good a weapon in some cases, but much more useful upon other occasions.
I jumped upon my feet instantly, and got hold of my sword, but no enemies were in view: I found a Tartar lying dead, and his horse standing very quietly by him; and, looking further, I saw my deliverer, who had been to see what the Chinese had done, coming back with his hanger in his hand.
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