Definition of hang noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

hang

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//hæŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//hæŋ//
 
 
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  • [singular] 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.
  • Word Origin Old English hangian (intransitive verb), of West Germanic origin, related to Dutch and German hangen, reinforced by the Old Norse transitive verb hanga.Idioms
    get the hang of something
     
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    (informal) 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 American Dictionary entry: hang