- 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.
Related formsun·hung, adjectivewell-hung, adjective
Examples from the Web for well-hung
In his portrait of a castrato, Andrea Sacchi let a well-hung Apollo make up for the singer's loss.
The Daily Pic: In his portrait of a castrato, Andrea Sacchi let a well-hung Apollo make up for the singer's loss.
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|Yunte Huang|June 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
You grab hold of the Ben Roethlisberger redemption issue for dear life like a hot brand to a well-hung bull.
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|Vielle Moustache
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
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|Petronius Arbiter
Take a well-hung young pheasant, cut it when prepared into neat joints.
British Dictionary definitions for well-hung (1 of 2)
adjective (well hung when postpositive)
British Dictionary definitions for well-hung (2 of 2)
- (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