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hung

[ huhng ]
/ hʌŋ /
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verb
simple past tense and past participle of hang.
adjective
Slang: Usually Vulgar.
  1. (used to describe the size of a man's penis in expressions such as hung like a horse, hung like a bull, and hung like a field mouse.)
  2. (of a man) having a large penis; well-hung: That guy is hung!
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Idioms about hung

usage note for hung

See hang.

OTHER WORDS FROM hung

un·hung, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH hung

hanged, hung (see usage note at hang)

Other definitions for hung (2 of 2)

Hung.

abbreviation
Hungarian.Also Hung
Hungary.
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British Dictionary definitions for hung (1 of 2)

hung
/ (hʌŋ) /

verb
the usual past tense and past participle of hang
adjective
  1. (of a legislative assembly) not having a party with a working majoritya hung parliament
  2. unable to reach a decisiona hung jury
  3. (of a situation) unable to be resolved
hung over informal suffering from the effects of a hangover
hung up slang
  1. impeded by some difficulty or delay
  2. in a state of confusion; emotionally disturbed
hung up on slang obsessively or exclusively interested inhe's hung up on modern art these days

usage for hung

For most senses of hang the past tense and past participle is hung : I hung the curtains; he had hung the new painting on the wall . However, when the meaning is 'to suspend or be suspended by the neck until dead', the past tense and past participle is hanged : the traitors were hanged; they had hanged him at dawn . This form is also used in the idiom I'll be hanged

British Dictionary definitions for hung (2 of 2)

Hung.

abbreviation for
Hungarian
Hungary
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