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hung

EN[ˈhʌŋ] [-ʌŋ]
WHung
  • Hung can refer to:
  • People:
  • Hùng king, a king of Vietnam
  • Hung Hei-gun, founder of the martial art Hung Gar Kung Fu
  • Hung Shing, Chinese government official during the Tang dynasty
  • Hung Huynh, Vietnamese-American chef, winner of the third season of the television show Top Chef
  • Hung Pham (born 1963), Vietnamese-Canadian former politician
  • Hung Cheng, professor of Applied Mathematics
  • Hung Yan-yan (born 1965), Hong Kong martial artist, actor, stuntman and action director
  • Sammo Hung (born 1952), actor and director of martial arts movies

    Definition of hung in English Dictionary

  • Verb
    1. simple past tense and past participle of hang.
    2. AdjectiveCOMmore hungSUPmost hung
      1. Suspended by hanging.
        1. Having hanging additions or appendages.
          1. (law) Of a jury, unable to reach a unanimous verdict in a trial.
            1. Of a legislature, lacking a majority political party.
              1. hung parliament
            2. (computing) COL Of a computer or similar device, receiving power but not functioning as desired; working very slowly or not at all. The condition is often corrected by rebooting the computer.
              1. COL (of a male, vulgar) Having large genitals (often preceded by an adverb, e.g. well hung).
                1. COL (of a man, slightly vulgar) having a penis of a certain size.
                  1. Men with big feet tend to be hung like a horse.
              2. More Examples
                1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                  • Soon after, a fire was made withoutside the cabin, in the open air, and a kettle hung over it to boil.
                  • From the 1:45 p.m. roll call to 10 p.m. shift change, a bleak heavyheartedness hung in the air above everyone's heads. It didn't matter what side of the bars you were on, no one wanted to be there.
                  • 1966: I reached out and snicked a white thread that hung from her sleeve. — John Fowles, ‘The Magus’
              • Word Lists (This word is listed in the following word lists)
                1. Wiktionary : Frequency lists 1-10000
                2. SCOWL (And Friends) : Alan Beale, 12dicts 4.0 Compiled from 3 ESL Dictionaries
              • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                1. Adjectives
                  • Verbs
                    • Verb forms
                      • Participles
                        • Past participles
                        • Verb simple past forms

                    Other Vocabulary

                    Look-Alike Words
                    1. en hang
                    2. en hunt
                    3. en rung
                    4. en hug
                    5. en dung
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                    1. en hungry
                    2. en hunger
                    3. en hunged
                    4. en hungers
                    5. en hung up
                    Source: Wiktionary
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                    Meaning of hung for the defined word.

                    Grammatically, this word "hung" is an adjective. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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