South African & Australian/NZ informal Used to emphasize something very bad or great: we had to walk a hang of a long way
[hang, a euphemism for hell, apparently from New Zealand English]
More example sentences
- That makes a hang of a difference to what we do.
- I sent this fellow along to him and he reported back that David was a hang of a nice chap.
- The Government should learn how to manage its workload a hang of a lot better than it has managed it over the last 4 years.