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

  • adj. Informal Delayed; hindered: motorists hung up in traffic.
  • adj. Informal Anxious; nervous: He got hung up on the details. She was all hung-up before the interview.
  • adj. Informal Overly involved or preoccupied: a teenager hung up on the latest fashions.

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of hang up.


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