hang ten
phrasal to ride a surfboard with the toes of both feet turned over the front edge

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hang ten — {v.}, {slang} 1. To be an outstanding performer on a surfboard or on a skateboard (referring to the user s ten toes). * /I bet I am going to be able to hang ten if you let me practice on your skateboard./ 2. To be a survivor despite great odds. * …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hang ten — {v.}, {slang} 1. To be an outstanding performer on a surfboard or on a skateboard (referring to the user s ten toes). * /I bet I am going to be able to hang ten if you let me practice on your skateboard./ 2. To be a survivor despite great odds. * …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Hang Ten — Hanging Ten is a surfing maneuver, considered one of the most impressive and iconic stunts one can perform with a surfboard. Hanging ten is when the surfer positions the surfboard in such a way that the back of it is covered by the wave and the… …   Wikipedia

  • hang\ ten — v slang 1. To be an outstanding performer on a surfboard or on a skateboard (referring to the user s ten toes). I bet I am going to be able to hang ten if you let me practice on your skateboard. 2. To be a survivor despite great odds. Don t worry …   Словарь американских идиом

  • hang ten — (surfing) let your toes hang over the edge of the surf board    When you get tired of standing on the board, just hang ten …   English idioms

  • hang ten — vp To put ten toes over the nose of the surfboard. That guy is always trying to hang ten on the low waves. 1960s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • hang ten — phrasal : to ride a surfboard with the weight of the body forward and the toes of both feet turned over the front edge of the board * * * hang ten, Surfing. to curl the toes of both feet over the edge of a surfboard. * * * Surfing ride a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hang ten — verb To perform a stunt on a longboard in which a surfer moves to the front of the board and rides with ten toes extended out over the nose, after positioning the board so the back of it is covered and held in place by a wave. See Also: hang five …   Wiktionary

  • hang ten — ride a surfboard with all ten toes curled over the board s front edge. → hang …   English new terms dictionary

  • hang ten — Go to hang five …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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