Definition of hang something out in English:

hang something out

Hang something on a line or pole or from a window: the embassies hung out their flags
More example sentences
  • Another speaker called for people to hang white flags out of their windows as a symbol of opposition to war.
  • There was little resistance and after two guards had been killed and a few people wounded, the palace hung white sheets out of the windows as a surrender signal.
  • Children play football on the streets, and people hang their laundry out of the windows to drip on passers-by.
Synonyms
peg out, peg up, stick up, pin up, drape, fix, fasten
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