hang sth up definition, meaning - what is hang sth up in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “hang sth up”

See all translations

hang sth up

phrasal verb with hang uk   us   /hæŋ/ verb
to stop using and needing something because you have given up the sport or activity it is used for: So when did you hang up your boxing gloves/golf clubs/ballet shoes?
Translations of “hang sth up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不再使用, 收起…
in Russian вешать…
in Turkish asmak, askıya asmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不再使用, 收起…
in Polish powiesić coś…
(Definition of hang sth up from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of hang sth up?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “hang sth up” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

prime time

in television and radio broadcasting, the time when the largest number of people are watching or listening

Word of the Day

The language of elections

by Liz Walter,
April 22, 2015
On May 7th, citizens of the UK will be going to the polls (having an election) to decide who will form the next government. This kind of election is known as a general election. The country is divided into 650 areas, called constituencies. Each constituency elects a member of parliament (MP) to

Read More 

e-juice noun

April 27, 2015
the liquid content in an e-cigarette, which includes nicotine and may be flavoured in various ways Cannabidiol oil that comes from industrial hemp plants, which is what is infused into our e-juice, is 100 per cent legal.

Read More