Hanger meaning

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One who hangs something.

A house painter who also works as a paperhanger.

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One who hangs, or causes to be hanged; a hangman.
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That which hangs or is suspended, as a sword worn at the side; especially, in the 18th century, a short, curved sword.
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A decorative strip of cloth hung on a garment or wall.
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A short sword that may be hung from a belt.
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A contrivance to which something hangs or by which something is hung, as:
  • A device around which a garment is draped for hanging from a hook or rod.
  • A loop or strap by which something is hung.
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A bracket on the spring shackle of a motor vehicle, designed to hold it to the chassis.
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A person who hangs things.

A paperhanger.

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(rare) A hangman; executioner.
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A thing on which or by means of which objects are, or can be, hung.
  • A hook, chain, rope, strap, bracket, etc. for this purpose.
  • A small frame on which a garment is hung to keep it in shape.
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That by which a thing is suspended. Especially:
  • A strap hung to the girdle, by which a dagger or sword is suspended.
  • (machines) A part that suspends a journal box in which shafting runs.
  • A bridle iron.
  • A clothes hanger.
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(UK) A steep, wooded declivity.
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