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hang around

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  1. loiter, lounge, footle, lollygag, loaf, lallygag, hang around, mess about, tarry, linger, lurk, mill about, mill aroundverb

    be about

    "The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"; "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?"

    Synonyms:
    loll around, loaf, bushwhack, bum about, hover, arse about, lounge around, mill around, frig around, arse around, mess about, lurk, bum around, lounge, waylay, loiter, loll, mill about, bum, mill, lollygag, skulk, lallygag, footle, tarry, ambuscade, linger, lie in wait, scupper, ambush, lounge about, dawdle, waste one's time

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Dictionary of English Synonymes1.0 / 1 vote

  1. hang around

    Synonyms:
    loiter about

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#29441ambush
#32577linger
#49672lurk
#59875tarry
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How to use hang around in a sentence?

  1. David Bellinger:

    They have much shorter biological half lives than, say, the heavy metals, which can hang around for decades.

  2. Stefano Gatti:

    The radical far-right feels more legitimized and stronger, thus they're more active, twenty years ago you couldn't hang around shouting' Viva il Duce,' there was greater resistance towards extremist themes. The dam barriers have been lowered, so people feel they can freely pour hatred towards Liliana Segre online.

  3. Russell Henley:

    I've played pretty well here so far. Hopefully I can have another good week here. The one thing I've always noticed, what changes for me, or what I am more aware of, is my attitude, i'm a little bit tougher and I'm a little bit easier on myself on this course. Because it's so hard, I know that if I can just hang around and keep making pars, maybe grab a birdie; if I just hang around the best I can, I feel like that's what you have to do.

  4. Republican Rep. Jason Lewis:

    What the welfare state has done to the black community, a hundred years of racism could not do, a hundred years of racism could not break it up, it could not destroy black families. Jim Crow could not do it. But what dependency has done, is has caused unwanted pregnancy, illegitimacy. It has told young black males that they are dispensable, they don't need to hang around when mom needs support or whatever and it has destroyed -- and not just black communities, but any urban community, and so what you've got here is now they're addicted. Large swaths of Hispanic communities, black communities are addicted to these, these subsidies.

  5. Danny Bucher:

    As a general rule they're nomadic, but if there's a reliable supply of food, they'll hang around while that food lasts.


Translations for hang around

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  • abhängen, rumhängen, herumhängenGerman
  • hengailla, hengata, norkoillaFinnish
  • traînerFrench
  • csellengHungarian
  • rondhangenDutch
  • тусоваться, шляться, встречаться, шататься, дружить, тереться, околачиваться, водиться, ошиваться, слонятьсяRussian
  • hängaSwedish

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