See parent entry: → hang
- 2verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object (on hook, hanger)(coat)to hang up one's boots o ( (American English) also) spikes/sneakers/skates
- [colloquial] she has so many hang-upstiene tantos complejos or traumasExample sentences
- Maybe they have fascinatingly complex emotional hang-ups just waiting to be mined by pop psychology - and maybe it's none of our business.
- I also suffer from the narcissistic delusion that my hang-ups are so uniquely complex that no therapist could possibly know how to deal with me.
- Abstinence allows the cravings to subside and the mind to clear, leaving the individual free to deal with emotional hang-ups.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.