hang on someone's every word

Definition of hang on someone's every word

  1. :  to listen very carefully or closely to (someone) The children hung on the teacher's every word.

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 is poised when suspended from above without support from below :  the way in which a thing hangs (see 1hang)

    :  declivity, slope

    :  droop

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

everyplay
  1. :  being each individual or part of a group without exception

    :  being each in a series or succession

    :  being all taken severally

wordplay
  1. :  something that is said

    :  talk, discourse

    :  the text of a vocal musical composition

  1. :  speak

    :  to express in words :  phrase


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