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- (intransitive, idiomatic, slang) To spend time doing nothing in particular.
- After the film, do you want to go hang out?
- He hung out with his friends all day yesterday.
- 2012 August 21, Ed Pilkington, “Death penalty on trial: should Reggie Clemons live or die?”, in The Guardian:
- The sisters, and their cousin Thomas Cummins, had gone onto the bridge that night to see a poem Julie Kerry had painted on it, and as they did so they bumped into Clemons and three other young men who were hanging out there.
- (intransitive, idiomatic, slang) To lodge or reside.
- (dated, informal) To be unyielding; to hold out.
- The juryman hangs out against an agreement.
- Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see hang, out.
to do nothing in particular