December 06, 2017
Learner's Word of the Day
hang out /ˈhæŋ ˈaʊt/ phrasal verb
hang out
/ˈhæŋ ˈaʊt/
phrasal verb
The friends are hanging out on the lawn.
The friends are hanging out on the lawn.
Learner's definition of HANG OUT

1 informal : to be or stay somewhere for a period of time without doing much

  • The gang hangs out at the corner store.

  • Our dog spends all his time hanging out [=hanging around ] on the front porch.

2 hang out with (someone) informal : to spend time relaxing, talking, or doing something with (someone) : to hang around with (someone)

  • He spent a couple of days hanging out with his old friends.

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