Definition of hang out one's shingle in English:

hang out one's shingle

  • North American Begin to practise a profession: a license to hang out their shingle as a financial adviser
    More example sentences
    • We should be able to hang out our shingle like any other professional.
    • The Los Angeles Angels hung out their shingle to little fanfare in 1961 as an American League expansion franchise.
    • He hung out his shingle in 1988 and has never been a member of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers because they do not represent his interests.
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Pronunciation: grəʊˈtɛskəri
noun
grotesque quality or grotesque things collectively