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Definition of hang noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  • the way in which a dress, piece of cloth, etc. falls or moves Small weights sewn into the hems will improve the hang of your curtains.
  • Idioms
    get the hang of something (informal)
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    to learn how to do or to use something; to understand something It's not difficult once you get the hang of it. I can't seem to get the hang of this game. I never got the hang of negative numbers.
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: hang