past and past participle of hang
- 1(Of an elected body in the UK and Canada) having no political party with an overall majority: a hung parliamentMore example sentences
- There is no doubt that the voters wanted to shake up the status quo and they have done this by creating what is almost a hung parliament.
- If repeated nationwide, this swing would produce a hung parliament.
- The markets will have been relieved that the election did not result in a hung parliament, as they hate uncertainty.
- 1.1(Of a jury) unable to agree on a verdict.More example sentences
- This trial in fact, as a matter of record in this Court, was a retrial following a hung jury.
- Was there a correlation between particular kinds of cases, and hung juries?
- The first trial resulted in a hung jury, the jury couldn't reach a unanimous decision.
- 2.1 (hung up about/on) Obsessed with or worried about: guys are so hung up about the way they lookMore example sentences
- ‘We are deeply hung up about what we look like, about what we eat, about what we can and cannot change about ourselves,’ she says.
- While rolling his eyes, he scoffed, ‘You aren't still hung up about that are you?
- ‘Tell me what you were so hung up about,’ she said, turning to face him.
- 3 [predic.] • informal Used in similes to refer to the size of a man’s genitals: he’s hung like a horseMore example sentences
- At my age, you can either have a moral high horse or you can have sex so unless that high horse is hung like one, I'm easy.
- Not that these things matter, of course, but he was hung like a horse.
More definitions of hungDefinition of hung in:
- The US English dictionary