hanging (Meaning)

Wordnet

hanging (n)

decoration that is hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a window

a form of capital punishment; victim is suspended by the neck from a gallows or gibbet until dead

the act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it moves freely)

Webster

hanging (p. pr. & vb. n.)

of Hang

Webster

hanging (a.)

Requiring, deserving, or foreboding death by the halter.

Suspended from above; pendent; as, hanging shelves.

Adapted for sustaining a hanging object; as, the hanging post of a gate, the post which holds the hinges.

Webster

hanging (n.)

The act of suspending anything; the state of being suspended.

Death by suspension; execution by a halter.

That which is hung as lining or drapery for the walls of a room, as tapestry, paper, etc., or to cover or drape a door or window; -- used chiefly in the plural.

hanging Sentence Examples

  1. The picture was hanging crookedly on the wall.
  2. The laundry was hanging on the line, fluttering in the breeze.
  3. The tapestry was hanging gracefully from the ceiling.
  4. The chandelier was hanging low, casting a warm glow over the room.
  5. The acrobat was hanging upside down from the trapeze.
  6. The hammock was hanging between the two trees, inviting relaxation.
  7. The Christmas lights were hanging from the eaves, creating a festive atmosphere.
  8. The fruit was hanging ripe and heavy from the branches.
  9. The sword was hanging above the fireplace, a reminder of days past.
  10. The painting was hanging askew, its frame tilted slightly.

FAQs About the word hanging

decoration that is hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a window, a form of capital punishment; victim is suspended by the neck from a gallows or gibbet until

falling, hung,bowing, weeping, bowed, dangling, nodding, floppy, drooping, pendulous

upright, stiff, rigid, erect, rigid, stiff, erect,upright, elevated, unbending

The picture was hanging crookedly on the wall.

The laundry was hanging on the line, fluttering in the breeze.

The tapestry was hanging gracefully from the ceiling.

The chandelier was hanging low, casting a warm glow over the room.