[hang-dawg, -dog] /ˈhæŋˌdɔg, -ˌdɒg/
browbeaten; defeated; intimidated; abject:
He always went about with a hangdog look.
He sneaked out of the room with a hangdog expression.
suitable to a degraded or contemptible person; sneaky; furtive.
Archaic. a degraded, contemptible person.
downcast, furtive, or guilty in appearance or manner
a furtive or sneaky person
also hangdog, 1670s, “befitting a hang-dog,” a despicable, degraded fellow, so called either from notion of being fit only to hang a dog (cf. cutthroat) or of being a low person (i.e. dog) fit only for hanging. As a noun from 1680s.
noun The penis; prick: like the horse’s hang-down that I am, get myself shit-faced (1970s+)
[hang] /hæŋ/ verb (used with object), hung or especially for 4, 5, 20, hanged; hanging. 1. to fasten or attach (a thing) so that it is supported only from above or at a point near its own top; suspend. 2. to attach or suspend so as to allow free movement: to hang a pendulum. 3. […]
[hang-er] /ˈhæŋ ər/ noun 1. a shoulder-shaped frame with a hook at the top, usually of wire, wood, or plastic, for draping and a garment when not in use. 2. a part of something by which it is , as a loop on a garment. 3. a contrivance on which things are , as a […]
[hang-er-on, -awn] /ˈhæŋ ərˈɒn, -ˈɔn/ noun, plural hangers-on. 1. a person who remains in a place or attaches himself or herself to a group, another person, etc., although not wanted, especially in the hope or expectation of personal gain. noun (pl) hangers-on 1. a sycophantic follower or dependant, esp one hoping for personal gain