Definition of Hang in

1. Verb. Be persistent, refuse to stop. "The child persisted and kept asking questions"

Definition of Hang in

1. Verb. (intransitive) To remain in a particular place or status. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hang In

hang a leg
hang a right
hang about
hang an arse
hang around
hang back
hang by a thread
hang dog
hang fire
hang fires
hang five
hang glide
hang glider
hang gliders
hang gliding
hang in (current term)
hang in the balance
hang on
hang on every word
hang onto
hang out
hang out one's shingle
hang out to dry
hang over
hang paper
hang ten
hang the moon
hang tight
hang time
hang times

Literary usage of Hang in

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1889)
"To hang the lip, to pout, to look sullen. To hang in the bell-ropet, to be asked in church and then defer the marriage. To hang in one's hair, ..."

2. Baptist Missionary Magazine by American Baptist Foreign Mission Society (1896)
"... made up a picture which will ever hang in memory's gallery; and at night, when the searchlight brought out tlie deep shadows below, touching the ..."

3. Indian Wars of New England by Herbert Milton Sylvester (1910)
"... we sent likewise a Knife and a lewell to hang in his eare, withall a pot of strong water,1 a good quantitie of brought to him. For some time after, ..."

4. The Dawn in Britain by Charles Montagu Doughty (1906)
"... To hang in Tara's house, of his sun-god : Which aye, stirred of an heavenly wind, might sound. This hastily ended, neath the bloody sod, ..."

5. Elizabethan Translations from the Italian: The Titles of Such Works Now by Mary Augusta Scott (1895)
"... and kisse each others side, The Alps and Pyrenean mountains meet, The rose and flower-de-luce hang in one street: May Spain and Red-capt France a league ..."

6. The Jonson Allusion-Book: A Collection of Allusions to Ben Jonson from 1597-1700 by Jesse Franklin Bradley, Joseph Quincy Adams (1922)
"... In his owne worke: though his long curious twins hang in the roofe of time with daintie lines; ..."

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