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hung

|Updated on: 8 Jun 2018

Definition of hung

  • past tense and past participle of hang

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hung

adjective \ ˈhəŋ \

Definition of hung

: unable to reach a decision or verdict
  • a hung jury
; also, British : not having a political party with an overall majority
  • a hung parliament

Examples of hung in a Sentence

  1. stood penitently before the judge with a hung head while he received his sentence

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First Known Use of hung

1848

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  • past tense and past participle of hang

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legal Definition of hung

  • past and past participle of hang


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