hang out one's shingle

idiom

US, informal
: to start one's own business especially as a doctor or lawyer
She graduated from law school and hung out her shingle.

Dictionary Entries Near hang out one's shingle

hangout

hang out one's shingle

hangover

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“Hang out one's shingle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hang%20out%20one%27s%20shingle. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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