hangout

noun hang·out \ ˈhaŋ-ˌau̇t \
Updated on: 20 Apr 2018

Definition of hangout

: 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

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First Known Use of hangout

circa 1893

in the meaning defined above

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hang out

verb

Definition of hang out

1 : to protrude and droop
2 slang : live, reside
: to display outside as an announcement to the public used chiefly in the phrase hang out one's shingle

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First Known Use of hang out

14th century

in the meaning defined at intransitive sense 1

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HANGOUT Defined for English Language Learners

hangout

Definition of hangout for English Language Learners

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


HANGOUT Defined for Kids

hangout

noun hang·out \ ˈhaŋ-ˌau̇t \

Definition of hangout for Students

: a favorite place for spending time


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