hang about


hang about

verb

Definition of HANG ABOUT

intransitive verb
British
:  hang 12

Examples of HANG ABOUT

  1. <a London slum where lots of unemployed young men could be seen hanging about>
  2. <we'll be hanging about at the pub if you need us>

First Known Use of HANG ABOUT

1781

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