how to pronounce hanging


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hanging is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of hanging in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… would do our art we will be hanging out …”

meanings of hanging


  1. Suspended.
  2. Ugly; very unattractive.
  3. Unprotected and exposed to capture.
  4. Hittable; poorly executed by the pitcher hence relatively easy to hit.


  1. The act of hanging a person (or oneself) by the neck in order to kill that person (or to commit suicide). Hanging is the punishment for one convicted of war crimes, there.
  2. Anything that is hung as a decorative element (such as curtains, gobelins or posters).
  3. The way in which hangings (decorations) are arranged.
  4. A sometimes public event at which a person is hanged.


  1. Present participle of hang.

hanging frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word hanging occurs in english on average 54.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics hanging can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that hanging can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

words that rhyme with hanging


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