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[hang-out] /ˈhæŋˌaʊt/

noun, Informal.
a place where a person frequently visits, especially for socializing or recreation.



Complete disclosure; total openness: a ”modified limited hang-out,” meaning a response that would satisfy Watergate investigators while disclosing as little as possible (1960s+)

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go the hang-out road


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    Abandon someone to danger, as in The squadron withdrew and just let us hang out to dry. This expression alludes to hanging wet laundry on a clothesline. [ ; 1960s ]

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