how to pronounce hung

/ˈhʌŋ/

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hung is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… four years ago i hung up my uniform for …”

meanings of hung

adjective:

  1. Suspended by hanging.
  2. Of a legislature, lacking a majority political party.
  3. Of a jury, unable to reach a unanimous verdict in a trial.
  4. Having a large penis (often preceded by an adverb, e.g. well hung).
  5. Of a computer or similar device, receiving power but not functioning as desired; working very slowly or not at all. The condition is often corrected by rebooting the computer.
  6. Having hanging additions or appendages.

verb:

  1. Simple past tense and past participle of hang (except when referring to the method of execution; there, hanged is used instead).

name:

  1. A surname​.

words with pronunciation similar to hung

hangrungsungtungbungdungyounghullhunkhum

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