Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Furnished with hinges.

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  • adjective Affixed by a hinge, as a door.
  • adjective slang Extremely high on drugs.
  • adjective of a postage stamp Affixed with a stamp hinge
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of hinge.

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Examples

  • Bank officials declined to comment on whether Mr. Fischer's acceptance of the new term hinged on the passage of the legislation.

    Fischer to Stay on at Bank of Israel

  • Bank officials declined to comment on whether Mr. Fischer's acceptance of the new term hinged on the passage of the legislation.

    Fischer to Stay on at Bank of Israel

  • Bank officials declined to comment on whether Mr. Fischer's acceptance of the new term hinged on the passage of the legislation.

    Fischer to Stay on at Bank of Israel

  • Bank officials declined to comment on whether Mr. Fischer's acceptance of the new term hinged on the passage of the legislation.

    Fischer to Stay on at Bank of Israel

  • The prospects of prevailing upon the Sublime Porte to come to terms hinged upon what those terms were to be, and Constantinople seemed likely to prove a stumbling-block to an understanding.

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  • These days he is rarely seen at the bowling crease, and was asked if a Test recall hinged on tightening his batting technique or bowling more to become the batting all-rounder so sought by the selectors.

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  • Barack Obama promised transparency and accountability in the $787 billion stimulus package, the idea hinged largely on providing full disclosure on who would be spending which portions of the government's money.

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  • And here's some guy on some kind of hinged freak bike:

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  • And here's some guy on some kind of hinged freak bike:

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  • Upon further reflection, I realized that he was probably never "hinged" in the first place.

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