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hang one's hat

Definition of hang one's hat

  1. The place where you hang your hat is the place where you live or stay. <I'm looking for a new place to hang my hat.>



Word by Word Definitions

hangplay
  1. :  to fasten to some elevated point without support from below :  suspend

    :  to fasten so as to allow free motion within given limits upon a point of suspension

    :  to adjust the hem of (a skirt) so as to hang evenly and at a proper height

  1. :  the manner in which a thing hangs

    :  declivity, slope

    :  droop

  1. :  a covering for the head usually having a shaped crown and brim

    :  a distinctive head covering worn as a symbol of office

    :  an office, position, or role assumed by or as if by the wearing of a special hat

  1. :  to furnish or provide with a hat

    :  to make or supply hats


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