Definition of hang around in English:

hang around

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phrasal verb

  • 1

    (British hang about)
    Spend time aimlessly; wait around.

    • ‘undercover officers spent most of their time hanging around’
    loiter in, linger in, wait around in, spend time in, loaf in, loaf about in, loaf in, loaf around in, lounge in, lounge about in, lounge in, lounge around in
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    1. 1.1British informal in imperative Do not act; wait.
      • ‘hang about, you see what it says here?’
      wait, hold on, wait a minute
      wait, wait a minute, hold on, stop
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  • 2hang around with someoneAssociate with someone.

    ‘he never hangs around with that gang’
    • ‘there's this guy named Johnnie who I hang around with’
    associate, mix, go around, keep company, spend time, mingle, socialize, fraternize, consort, rub shoulders
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