Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Vulgar Slang Having large genitals. Used of a male.
  • adjective Anxious; nervous.
  • adjective Overly involved or preoccupied; hung up.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Preterit and past participle of hang.

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

  • imp. & p. p. of hang.
  • the fleshy part of beef slightly salted and hung up to dry; dried beef.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of hang.
  • adjective Suspended by hanging.
  • adjective Having hanging additions or appendages.
  • adjective law Of a jury, unable to reach a unanimous verdict in a trial.
  • adjective Of a legislature, lacking a majority political party.
  • adjective computing, colloquial Of a computer or similar device, receiving power but not functioning as desired; working very slowly or not at all. The condition is often corrected by rebooting the computer.
  • adjective colloquial, of a man Having a large penis (often preceded by an adverb, e.g. well hung).
  • adjective colloquial, of a man having a penis of a certain size

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Examples

  • Suppose Frank hung round and _hung_ around, the way he did often, and the sun got higher and the cream got too warm, and she'd have to put in ice, and go down cellar with it, and fuss over it all the rest of the day?

    The Brimming Cup

  • “Cielo Drive,” he repeated, and the name hung between us like a talisman.

    John Belushi Is Dead

  • The word hung between us, small and forlorn, and I wondered if my mother was going to cry.

    imperfect endings

  • The word hung between us, small and forlorn, and I wondered if my mother was going to cry.

    imperfect endings

  • The word hung over them as they trekked back to the boulder.

    Deadly Promises

  • The name hung redly in the river before slowly dissolving.

    Bleeding Violet

  • The name hung redly in the river before slowly dissolving.

    Bleeding Violet

  • The word hung out there for a moment, and I considered it as the girls lilted up and away from the basement and me.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Twins and More

  • The word hung out there for a moment, and I considered it as the girls lilted up and away from the basement and me.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Twins and More

  • Nevertheless The word hung between them, insistent, and the smile on the Prime Ministers face had grown stiff.

    The Edge of Madness

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