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n. Slang
A place where one frequently spends one's spare time.
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n. Informal.
a place where a person frequently visits, esp. for socializing or recreation.
[1850–55, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: - a frequently visited place
area, country - a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography); "it was a mountainous area"; "Bible country"
gathering place - a favorite haunt where people gather
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noun haunt, joint (slang), resort, dive (slang), den He already knew most of London's teenage hangouts.
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Slang. A frequently visited place:
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The limited edition 'Throw Away IPA' will be sold across Manchester in Seven Bro7hers Brewery hang outs as well as stockist of the brewer.
The amazing Turkish concept is one of Dubai's most popular hang outs in the city thanks to its fresh menu and great views of Burj Khalifa and The Dubai Fountain.
Winter weather, averaging in the mid 70s this month, means cooler water temperature, pushing the fish up into the shallow water from their summertime hang outs. Areas such as Peck's Lake off of Hobe Sound, or Breaker's Reef in Palm Beach are great starting points when searching the shallow water.
Yes the house looks like a bomb has hit it (I've had two kids, a niece and a streetful of kids camping out in a tent in my garden and then trailing their mess indoors), yes I've had so many hen dos and summer hang outs that I've neglected my home, yes I'm a giant soft touch who spoils her kids even when they've caused a grey hair explosion, but yes, summer is over as of today.
Going from strength to strength, Mocka Lounge oozes style and elegance with its lavish surroundings, classy atmosphere and serving only premium spirits, fine wines and champagnes, it is clear why it's considered one of Cardiff's most influential hang outs.