hanging

[ hang-ing ]
/ ˈhæŋ ɪŋ /
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noun

adjective

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Origin of hanging

1250–1300; Middle English (noun, adj.), Old English hangande (adj.) See hang, -ing1, -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM hanging

hang·ing·ly, adverbun·hang·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hanging

hanging
/ (ˈhæŋɪŋ) /

noun

adjective

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