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Meaning of HANGER

Pronunciation:  'hangur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  anything from which something can be hung
  2. [n]  a worker who hangs something
 

HANGER is a 6 letter word that starts with H.

 

 See Also: clothes hanger, coat hanger, dress hanger, strap, support, worker

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hang"er\, n.
1. One who hangs, or causes to be hanged; a hangman.

2. That by which a thing is suspended. Especially:
   (a) A strap hung to the girdle, by which a dagger or sword
       is suspended.
   (b) (Mach.) A part that suspends a journal box in which
       shafting runs. See Illust. of {Countershaft}.
   (c) A bridle iron.



3. That which hangs or is suspended, as a sword worn at the
   side; especially, in the 18th century, a short, curved
   sword.

4. A steep, wooded declivity. [Eng.] --Gilbert White.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing a hanger in your dream, suggests that you are getting the hang of some situation or some task. Or it may mean that you are just hanging in there. You need more motivation and encouragement.
 
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