hangout

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noun hang·out \ˈhaŋ-ˌau̇t\

Definition of hangout

  1. :  a favorite place for spending time; also :  a place frequented for entertainment or for socializing

Examples of hangout in a Sentence

  1. The park was their favorite hangout.

  2. a favorite hangout of the golden-agers is the local community center

Recent Examples of hangout from the Web

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First Known Use of hangout

circa 1893


HANGOUT Defined for English Language Learners

hangout

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Definition of hangout for English Language Learners

  • : a place where a person spends a lot of time


HANGOUT Defined for Kids

hangout

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noun hang·out \ˈhaŋ-ˌau̇t\

Definition of hangout for Students

  1. :  a favorite place for spending time



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