- detained unavoidably.
- stymied or baffled by a problem.
- Baseball, Softball.(of a base runner) trapped between bases and in danger of being tagged out.
- obsessed by: a clerk hung up on petty details.
- infatuated with.
Examples from the Web for well-hung
Contemporary Examples of well-hung
In his portrait of a castrato, Andrea Sacchi let a well-hung Apollo make up for the singer's loss.The Best of 2013’s Daily Pic by Blake Gopnik
December 26, 2013
The Daily Pic: In his portrait of a castrato, Andrea Sacchi let a well-hung Apollo make up for the singer's loss.NSFW, in 1641?
September 16, 2013
A hole, though shaped like an ellipse, in which this well-hung stud had placed it would look as if a compass traced it.Read This and Blush: Naughty Medieval French Tales
June 13, 2013
You grab hold of the Ben Roethlisberger redemption issue for dear life like a hot brand to a well-hung bull.Super Bowl: The Best That Never Was!
February 4, 2011
Historical Examples of well-hung
Nothing is easier than for a lady to open a well-hung and well-latched gate, the hinges of which are on the off side.The Barb and the Bridle
Teams of horses and oxen are born under the Twins, and well-hung wenchers and those who bedung both sides of the wall.The Satyricon, Complete
Take a well-hung young pheasant, cut it when prepared into neat joints.
Put a well-hung pheasant in a buttered stewpan with three ounces of good beef dripping and six ounces of ham cut into dice.
The shoe knew it all well, and told a whole lot in a few minutes, because she had such a well-hung tongue.De La Salle Fifth Reader
Brothers of the Christian Schools
adjective (well hung when postpositive)
- (of a legislative assembly) not having a party with a working majoritya hung parliament
- unable to reach a decisiona hung jury
- (of a situation) unable to be resolved
- impeded by some difficulty or delay
- in a state of confusion; emotionally disturbed
past tense of hang; meaning "having impressive male genitals" is from 1640s; of a jury, "unable to agree," 1838, American English. Hung-over (also hungover) in the drinking sense is from 1950 (see hangover); hung-up "obsessed" is from 1961.