Definition of Hang out

1. Verb. Spend time in a certain location or with certain people. "She hangs out at the corner cafe"

Generic synonyms: Frequent, Haunt
Derivative terms: Hangout



Definition of Hang out

1. Verb. (intransitive idiomatic) (slang) To spend time doing nothing in particular. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hang Out

hang back
hang by a thread
hang dog
hang fire
hang fires
hang five
hang glide
hang glider
hang gliders
hang gliding
hang in
hang in the balance
hang on
hang on every word
hang onto
hang out (current term)
hang out one's shingle
hang out to dry
hang over
hang paper
hang ten
hang the moon
hang tight
hang time
hang times
hang together
hang tough
hang up
hang up one's boots
hangable

Literary usage of Hang out

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Writings of Mark Twain [pseud.] by Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner (1889)
"Then she said musingly, and softly, turning the words daintily over her tongue: " Hang they out —hang they out—where hang—where do they hang out; eh, ..."

2. A Glossary; Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1867)
"... of Venire that was forbidden to sell wine, did notwithstanding hang out an ieie-btuk. ... hang out ..."

3. The Chronicles of Baltimore: Being a Complete History of "Baltimore Town by John Thomas Scharf (1874)
"... a German abolition paper, on Frederick street near Gay, and under threats of death compelled the proprietor to hang out a secession flag. ..."

4. A Handy Book of Curious Information: Comprising Strange Happenings in the by William Shepard Walsh (1913)
""hang out your ... the next night following, thinking to amend his call, the bedell cryed out with a loud voice, " hang out your lanternes and candle! ..."

5. A Handy Book of Curious Information: Comprising Strange Happenings in the by William Shepard Walsh (1913)
""hang out your ... out with a lond voice, "hang out your lanternes and candle! ... hang out your ..."

6. Life and Public Services of Charles Sumner by Charles Edwards Lester (1874)
"hang out, then, fellow-citizens, the white banner of Peace. Unfurl all its ample folds, streaming with Christian trophies. Let the citizens of Boston rally ..."

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