hang out
verb Date: 14th century intransitive verb 1. to protrude and droop 2. slang live, reside transitive verb to display outside as an announcement to the public — used chiefly in the phrase hang out one's shingle

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  • Hang-out — auch: Hang|out 〈[hæŋaʊt] n. 15; umg.; salopp〉 häufig besuchter Ort, Stammplatz ● Baden Baden war früher ein Hang out für Adelige [engl.] …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Hang-out — auch: Hang|out 〈[hæŋaʊt] n.; Gen.: s, Pl.: s; umg.; salopp〉 häufig besuchter Ort, Stammplatz; Baden Baden war früher ein Hang out für Adelige [Etym.: engl.] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • hang out — ► hang out informal spend time relaxing or enjoying oneself. Main Entry: ↑hang …   English terms dictionary

  • hang|out — «HANG OWT», noun. Slang. 1. a place one lives in or goes to often. 2. a rendezvous, especially for gangsters and other criminals: »an underworld hangout …   Useful english dictionary

  • hang out — (v.) c.1400, in literal use. Colloquial meaning to be found is recorded from 1811. As a noun (often hangout) residence, lodging attested from 1893 …   Etymology dictionary

  • hang-out — ► NOUN informal ▪ a place one lives in or frequently visits …   English terms dictionary

  • hang out — verb spend time in a certain location or with certain people She hangs out at the corner cafe • Derivationally related forms: ↑hangout • Hypernyms: ↑frequent, ↑haunt • Verb Frames: Somebody s …   Useful english dictionary

  • hang out — phrasal verb Word forms hang out : present tense I/you/we/they hang out he/she/it hangs out present participle hanging out past tense hung out past participle hung out 1) [intransitive] to lean out of a window so that the top part of your body is …   English dictionary

  • hang out — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you hang out clothes that you have washed, you hang them on a clothes line to dry. [V n P] I was worried I wouldn t be able to hang my washing out. [Also V P n (not pron)] 2) PHRASAL VERB If you hang out in a particular place… …   English dictionary

  • hang-out — n haunt, den, meeting place, home, patch, local, stamping ground COLLOQ. dive, joint, watering hole * * * ▶ noun HAUNT, stamping ground, favourite spot, meeting place, territory; den, refuge, retreat; N. Amer. stomping ground. * * * ˈhang out [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hang out — v. (slang) (D; intr.) ( to spend time ) to hang out with (to hang out with one s friends) * * * [ hæŋ aʊt] (slang) (0; intr.) ( to spend time ) to hang out with (to hang out with one s friends) …   Combinatory dictionary

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