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hang up

[ hang-uhp ]SEE DEFINITION OF hang up

Synonyms for hang up

  • craving
  • craze
  • craziness
  • dementia
  • enthusiasm
  • fad
  • fascination
  • frenzy
  • infatuation
  • lunacy
  • obsession
  • passion
  • rage
  • aberration
  • bee
  • bug
  • compulsion
  • delirium
  • derangement
  • desire
  • disorder
  • fancy
  • fetish
  • furor
  • grabber
  • hang-up
  • insanity
  • monomania
  • partiality
  • preoccupation
  • thing
  • tiger
  • ax to grind
  • bee in bonnet
  • bug in ear
  • fixed idea
  • idée fixe
  • on the brain
  • tiger by the tail
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Antonyms for hang up

  • calmness
  • dislike
  • hate
  • indifference
  • balance
  • conformity
  • hatred
  • soundness
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HANG UP

He must remember to ask Gidney for a copy of the play-bill to hang up in his flat!

And as for little Jim, he could hang up his own cap when his host showed him where.

Lady N—— was indifferent to me, and how could I hang up her curtains in my memory?

An operator was breaking in on the conversation as he was about to hang up.

"I don't have the wrong dimension," I cried before the operator could hang up.

And, first, let us hang up his charcoal portrait of the school-dame.

If we only had a lantern to hang up in here, we should be perfectly at home.

Yes, hang up the dresses if you think it will improve the looks of things.

"Let us hang up our stockings," he said, with an attempt at gayety.

If I had any money to spend I would buy some and take them back, to hang up.

WORD ORIGIN

verbal phrase, c.1300; telephone sense by 1911. Noun hang-up "psychological fixation" is first attested 1959, from notion of being suspended in one place.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR HANG UP

block

verbobstruct

bog down

verbstick; become stuck
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