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synonyms for hanging about

  • abide
  • affect
  • dally
  • frequent
  • get along with
  • haunt
  • have relations with
  • linger
  • live
  • loiter
  • reside
  • resort
  • roam
  • spend time
  • stand around
  • swell
  • tarry
  • waste time
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How to use hanging about in a sentence

The dog stood with hanging head and tail, as if ashamed he had let so many of his enemies get away unharmed.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
The latter went immediately to look for his wife, and found her hidden in an attic, hanging to a beam.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
Her eyes were not nearly as soft as they had been, while she picked up the hanging folds of pink cloth, and went on.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
She had been walking alone with her arms hanging limp, letting her white skirts trail along the dewy path.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Besides, there is always a bunch of bananas hanging inside the house, and he has sugar-cane in abundance.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
It was all of spotless white, with a long black rosary hanging from her breast.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
A pair of thin trousers and a shirt hanging down outside instead of being tucked in at the waist, and his toilet is made.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
You would laugh if you should see the strings of eggs hanging across this pony's back—yes, eggs.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
His untidy hair was rumpled, as if someone had been hanging onto it while in the process of giving him the shiner.
FEE OF THE FRONTIERHORACE BROWN FYFE
An old horse, with traces hanging and harness a wreck, stands snorting beside the boy.
A LOST HEROELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD AND HERBERT D. WARD
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