Definition of hung up
- they broke up but he's still hung up on her
- hung up on winning
Many people are hung up about their physical appearance.
parents of a toddler who are already hung up about her getting into a good college
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keyed up, on edge, on pins and needles, on tenterhooks;
: delayed for a time
: thinking or worrying too much about something or someone
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without deliberation, pause, or delay
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