hanger-on

  • 1 Hanger — or Hangers may refer to:* Hanger, a woodland area on the side of a hill road going through this woodland may be named Hanger Hill * Clothes hanger, device in the shape of human shoulders or legs used to hang clothes on * Hanger steak, a tender… …

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  • 2 Hänger — bezeichnet: eine Gedächtnislücke beim Textvortrag, siehe Souffleur bei Computern ein (kurzzeitiger) Programm oder Betriebssystemabsturz, siehe Absturz (Computer) in der Forstwirtschaft einen schräg stehenden Baum, siehe Hänger (Forstwirtschaft)… …

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  • 3 hanger — HANGÉR, hangere (hangeruri), s.n. Pumnal mare, încovoiat. – Din tc. hancer. Trimis de gall, 08.10.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  HANGÉR s. (înv. şi reg.) şiş. Trimis de siveco, 05.08.2004. Sursa: Sinonime  hangér s. n., pl …

    Dicționar Român

  • 4 Hanger — gehören zum stehenden Gut der Takelage eines Schiffes. Jeder Mast trägt ein oder zwei Hanger; jeder besteht aus einem kurzen Ende Stahldrahttau, das mit eingesplißtem oder eingebundenem Auge über den Top des Mastes oder der Stenge gestreift ist… …

    Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • 5 Hanger — (Hänger), ein kurzes Stück starken Taues mit einer Kausche (s.d.) an dem unteren Ende, während das obere am Maste befestigt ist, um Schwertakeln od. Taljen einzuhaken …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 6 hanger — (n.) early 15c., one who hangs (something), especially hangman; agent noun of HANG (Cf. hang). Meaning something that is suspended is late 15c. Meaning thing from which something is hung is from 1690s. Specifically of coat or dress hangers from… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 hanger — ► NOUN 1) a person who hangs something. 2) (also coat hanger) a shaped piece of wood, plastic, or metal with a hook at the top, for hanging clothes from a rail …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 Hanger — Hang er ( [ e]r), n. 1. One who hangs, or causes to be hanged; a hangman. [1913 Webster] 2. That by which a thing is suspended. Especially: (a) A strap hung to the girdle, by which a dagger or sword is suspended. (b) (Mach.) A part that suspends… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 Hanger-on — Hang er on ( [o^]n ), n.; pl. {Hangers on} ( [ e]rz [o^]n ). One who hangs on, or sticks to, a person, place, or service; a dependent; one who adheres to others society longer than he is wanted. Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 Hanger — Hanger, Ketten zum Festhalten der Unterrahen am Mast, auch Strozzen auf den Toppen der Untermasten und Stängen zum Einhaken von Seitentakeln …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 11 hanger on — index partisan Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 12 hanger-on — index disciple Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 13 Hänger — Hänger,der:1.⇨Mantel(1)–2.⇨Anhänger(4) …

    Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • 14 hanger-on — plural hangers on n someone who spends a lot of time with a rich or important person, because they hope to get some advantage for themselves ▪ He was surrounded by a crowd of friends and hangers on …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 hanger-on — (plural ,hangers on) noun count INFORMAL someone who spends time with powerful, rich, or famous people in order to get some personal advantage. This word shows that you dislike people who do this …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 hanger-on — *parasite, sycophant, leech, sponge, sponger, favorite, toady, lickspittle, bootlicker …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 17 hanger-on — meaning ‘an unwelcome follower or dependant’, has the plural form hangers on …

    Modern English usage

  • 18 hanger-on — [n] person who attends the powerful for status or benefit dependent, flunky*, follower, freeloader*, lackey*, leech*, nuisance, parasite, sponger*, sycophant, truckler*; concept 423 …

    New thesaurus

  • 19 hanger-on — ► NOUN (pl. hangers on) ▪ a person who associates sycophantically with another person …

    English terms dictionary

  • 20 hanger — [haŋ′ər] n. 1. a person who hangs things [a paperhanger] 2. Rare a hangman; executioner 3. a) a thing that hangs down b) Historical a short sword hung from the belt 4. a thing on which or by means of which objects are, or can be, hung; specif …

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