from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Slang A frequently visited place.

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  • n. A place for hanging out.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One's place of business or resort; a rendezvous.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a frequently visited place


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  • The LJ is my main hangout these days, but I repost to the FB fan page, Yahoo, and Twitter, too.

    BU Blog Out: Lynn Flewelling — Fusion Despatches

  • And I thought, What kind of revolutionary hangout is it where the people watch The Golden Girls?

    In a Ruined Country

  • He said firefighters extinguished a smaller fire at the property about a year ago, and the building had become known as a hangout for vagrants.

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  • The epicenter will be a single block of Pennsylvania Ave. SE -- it's home to both the Hawk and Dove, which has become the local headquarters for Green Bay Packers backers, and the Pour House, a bar well known as the hangout for Terrible Towel-waving Steelers fans.

    Where to watch the Super Bowl

  • With its colourful houses, street cafes and lively nightlife, the area is best-known as a hangout for students and a stop-off for those visiting the city pad of the poet Pablo Neruda, which is kept shipshape (literally), just as he and his third wife left it.

    Santiago: chill out in Chile's capital

  • The late '60's were the glory days for Elaine's, as her place was rapidly becoming well-known as a hangout for writers and, increasingly, the show business crowd.

    Roger Smith: Remembering the Extraordinary Elaine Kaufman as a Non-Celebrity Friend

  • Tarantino likes to talk about what he has dubbed the hangout genre of films and Rolling is just that—a great entry for the genre.

    UNHINGED|| The Hump-Day Threesome: Where Is My Mind?

  • After Grand Finale, the building changed hands, eventually becoming a Euro hangout, which is how I met Ileana, a gorgeous bartender who would become one of my favorite loves.

    Steve Kornell to host fundraiser

  • In the event you somehow missed the national media coverage over the past few months, Bell and five other teens – The Jena Six – were arrested as a result of a fight stemming from nooses hung on a tree known as a hangout for whites only.

    Mychal Bell of the Jena Six, ordered back to jail for prior charge

  • Thick patches of blood and severed limbs littered the popular hangout, which is close to a meditation retreat and a Jewish center officials say were previously scouted by a terrorist suspect now detained in the U.S. - News


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