Definition of hang round/about
1 : to be or stay in a place for a period of time without doing much We just hung round/about all afternoon, listening to music. They hung round/about the theater after the play was over.
2 : to spend time relaxing, talking, or doing things with (someone) —+ with She hangs round/about with older kids. Who does he usually hang round/about with?
Word by Word Definitions
: 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
: having every part of the surface or circumference equidistant from the center
: approximately round
: something (such as a circle, globe, or ring) that is round
: a knot of people
: a circle of things
: to make round
: to make (the lips) round and protruded (as in the pronunciation of \ü\)
: to pronounce with lip rounding : labialize
: all during : throughout
: to speak to in a whisper
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