well-hung

adjective
\ ˈwel-ˈhəŋ How to pronounce well-hung (audio) \

Definition of well-hung

1 : attached or suspended so as to hang well a well-hung skirt
2 : hung long enough to acquire the proper flavor used chiefly of game
3 slang : having a large penis

First Known Use of well-hung

1637, in the meaning defined at sense 3

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“Well-hung.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/well-hung. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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