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hang·o·ver

 (hăng′ō′vər)
n.
1. A temporary, unpleasant physical condition, typically characterized by headache and nausea, following the consumption of an excessive amount of alcohol.
2. A letdown, as after a period of excitement.
3. A vestige; a holdover: hangovers from prewar legislation.
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hangover

(ˈhæŋˌəʊvə)
n
1. (Pathology) the delayed aftereffects of drinking too much alcohol in a relatively short period of time, characterized by headache and sometimes nausea and dizziness
2. a person or thing left over from or influenced by a past age
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hang•o•ver

(ˈhæŋˌoʊ vər)

n.
1. the disagreeable physical aftereffects of drunkenness, usu. felt several hours after cessation of drinking.
2. something remaining from a former period or state.
[1890–95, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hangover - disagreeable aftereffects from the use of drugs (especially alcohol)hangover - disagreeable aftereffects from the use of drugs (especially alcohol)
discomfort, uncomfortableness - the state of being tense and feeling pain
2.hangover - an official who remains in office after his term
functionary, official - a worker who holds or is invested with an office
3.hangover - something that has survived from the past; "a holdover from the sixties"; "hangovers from the 19th century"
survival - something that survives
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hangover

noun
1. aftereffects, morning after (informal), head (informal), crapulence I'd go into work with a bad hangover.
2. legacy, inheritance, throwback, tradition a hangover from my childhood
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Translations
babbelas
تأثير السُّكرخُمَار
махмурлук
kocovina
tømmermænd
postebrio
pohmpohmakaspohmellpohmelus
krapulapohmelokankkunenkohmelo
gueule de boisavoir la gueule de bois
חמרמורת
mamurluk
másnaposság
þynnkatimburmenntimburmenn, òynnka
二日酔い
숙취
crapula
maček
bakfyllabaksmällakopparslagare
การเมาค้าง
akşamdan kalmalıkakşamdan kalma
похмілля
dựng xiênsự khó chịu sau khi uống rượutồn tại

hangover

[ˈhæŋˌəʊvəʳ] N
1. (after drinking) → resaca f, cruda f (LAm)
2. (= sth left over) → vestigio m, reliquia f
it's a hangover from pre-war dayses un vestigio or una reliquia de la época de preguerra
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

hangover

[ˈhæŋəʊvər]
n
(from too much alcohol)gueule f de bois
to have a hangover → avoir la gueule de bois
(= relic) a hangover from the past → un vestige du passé
modif [cure, remedy] → contre la gueule de boishang-up [ˈhæŋʌp] ncomplexe m
to have a hang-up about sth [+ one's body, appearance] → être préoccupé(e) par qch
He's got a hang-up about flying
BUT Il a peur de voler.
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

hangover

[ˈhæŋˌəʊvəʳ] n
a. (after drinking) → postumi mpl della sbornia
I've got an awful hangover → ho un terribile cerchio alla testa
b. (sth left over) → residuato
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

hangover

خُمَار kocovina tømmermænd Kater ζαλάδα μετά από μέθη resaca krapula gueule de bois mamurluk postumi della sbronza 二日酔い 숙취 kater bakrus kac ressaca похмелье bakfylla การเมาค้าง akşamdan kalma sự khó chịu sau khi uống rượu 宿醉
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

hang·o·ver

n. malestar después de una borrachera.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

hangover

n resaca; to have a — tener una resaca
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Dr Sarah Benson, who led the study, said: "Getting people to complete the next-day measures can be tricky, as hangovers can prevent participants from completing the prescribed test.
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