Reverse Dictionary: HANG – HAO


HANG, HANGING (punishment) – adjectives
– GALLOWS fit for the gallows; deserving to be hanged; villainous, wicked …c1425
– GALLOWS-FACED fit for the gallows, having a villainous, hangdog, run-down, shifty look …M18 sl.
– GALLOWS-RIPE ready to be hanged …1837
– HALTER-SICK destined for the gallows …1820
– HANG-GALLOWS destined or fit for the gallows; villainous, bad …1790
– HANGWORTHY worthy to be hanged …1580
– JAMMED hanged, murdered, killed …M18 UK criminals’ sl.
– PATIBULARY * belonging to the gallows …1646
– THRAW-NECKIT having the neck twisted by hanging …1898 Sc.
hang, hanging (punishment) – nouns
– ABRAHAM’S BALM hanging …Bk1909 sl.
– AIR DANCE the final cocking of the legs of a hanging victim; a hanging …1920s sl.
– ARTICHOKE a hanging; a ‘hearty choke’ …19C Brit. sl.
– CABLE-FUNK fear of being hanged …M19 UK criminals’ sl.
– CALIFORNIA COLLAR a noose, used for hangings …19C US sl.
– CARNIFICINE †* the place of execution, the office of hangman …1656
– CAUDLE OF HEMP-SEED 1. hanging …L16 jocular
2. the hangman’s noose …17C sl.
– DANCE a hanging …20C US prison sl.
– DANCE UPON NOTHING a hanging …1840
– FALL OF THE LEAF, THE a hanging …c1780 criminals’ sl.
– GAGGLER’S COACH † a ‘hurdle’ for the transportation of a prisoner, generally to the gallows …1797 UK sl. (hurdle – a frame on which traitors were dragged to execution)
– HALTER death by hanging; ‘the gallows’ …1533
– HANG-FAIR † a public execution …1813 Eng. dial.
– HANGING-BOUT an execution; a hanging …B1900  Eng. dial.
– HANGING-FAIR a hanging …B1900 Eng. dial.
– HANGMENT † hanging, execution …c1440 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– HEMPEN CASEMENT a hangman’s noose …L18 UK criminals’ sl.
– HEMPEN CAUDLE hanging …L16 jocular
– HEMPEN COLLAR a hangman’s noose …L16 sl.
– HEMPEN CONSUMMATION death by judicial hanging …E19 sl.
– HEMP FEVER a hanging or lynching …1934 Amer. dial.
– HEMP PARTY a hanging or lynching …1892 Amer. dial.
– HEMP STRETCHING a hanging or lynching …1949 Amer. dial.
– JACK KETCH’S NECKLACE a hangman’s noose …E19 sl.
– NECK-CLOTH a hangman’s rope …c1816 sl.
– NECKINGER a hangman’s rope …1886 sl.
– NECKLACE a noose or halter; a hangman’s rope …a1616
– NECK-SQUEEZER a hangman’s rope …Bk1902 sl.
– NECKTIE a hangman’s rope …Bk1902 sl.
– NECKTIE FROLIC a lynching or hanging …1876 Amer. dial.
– NECKTIE PARTY a lynching or hanging …1882 sl., orig. & chiefly US
– NECKTIE SOCIABLE a lynching or hanging …1871 Amer. dial.
– NECK-VERSE a Latin verse recited as a means of escaping the gallows …1578 sl.
– NEWGATE-FRISK a hanging …Bk1902 sl.
– NEWGATE HORNPIPE a hanging …E19 sl.
– PADDINGTON FAIR (DAY) the hanging day, the day of execution …1698 UK criminals’ sl.
– PADDINGTON SPECTACLES the hood that is pulled over the condemned man’s head before the hanging …E19 sl.
– RAXED-NECK the neck of a person who has been hanged …1824 Sc.
– RAXING a hanging …1822 Sc.
– ROPE, THE execution by hanging; capital punishment …1670 sl.
– SHERIFF’S BALL a hanging …L18 sl.
– SNICK-UP †* a hangman’s rope, a halter …1623
– ST. JOHNSTON(E)’S TIPPET † a jocular name for a hangman’s rope …1814 Sc.
– STRETCHING a hanging …Bk1904 sl.
– STRETCHING-BEE a hanging …Bk1904 sl.
– STRETCHING-MATCH a hanging …Bk1904 sl.
– TEXAS CAKEWALK a hanging …1944 Amer. dial.
– TIPPET † a jocular name for a hangman’s rope …1462
– TYBURN TIPPET † a jocular name for a hangman’s rope …1549
– WRY MOUTH AND A PISSEN PAIR OF BREECHES, A a hanging …c1780 sl.
– WRY-NECK DAY a day on which a hanging occurs or is scheduled to occur …c1786 cant
hang, hanging (punishment), gallows – nouns
– ABRAHAM’S BALSAM the gallows …18C sl.
– ACORN a gallows …1859 sl.
– CART the gallows …L16 sl.
– CHAT the gallows …M16 sl.
– CHATES the gallows …16C criminal sl.
– CHATS the gallows …16C criminal sl.
– CHATTES the gallows …16C criminal sl.
– CHEATS the gallows …16C criminal sl.
– DEADLY NEVERGREEN the gallows …L18 sl.
– DEATH-ROPE a gallows-rope …Bk1897
– FURCA a gallows …1653 Roman hist.
– GALLOW-FORK † a gallows-tree ..a1225
– GALLOWS-TREE the gallows …a1000
– HANGRELL † a gallows …a1605 Sc.
– HEAVY HILL † the way to the gallows …1577
– HIGH JUMP the gallows …L19 sl.
– HORSE FOALED OF AN ACORN the gallows …1694 sl.
– LADDER † the steps to a gallows …a1533
– LEAFLESS TREE. the gallows …1830 sl.
– MAN-TRAP the gallows …L18 UK criminals’ sl.
– NABBING CHEAT the gallows …E19 sl.
– NUBBING-CHEAT the gallows …17C cant
– NUBBING-CHIT the gallows …17C cant
– NECK-WEED hemp, the basic constituent of the rope used for the gallows …1578 sl.
– NEWMAN’S LIFT the gallows …E19 sl.
– QUEER ‘EM the gallows …E19 sl.
– QUEER’M the gallows …E19 sl.
– QUEERUM the gallows …E19 sl.
– SHERIFF’S PICTURE FRAME the gallows or pillory …L18 sl.
– TALL TIMBER the gallows …1920s US sl.
– TRIPLE-TREE * the gallows …1651
hang,  hanging (punishment) – person (includes HANGMAN)
– BARBER OF ROCHDALE the hangman …1925 prison sl. 
– CAL a hangman…M19 sl.
– CATCH † ‘Jack Ketch’; the hangman …a1672
– DANCING MASTER the hangman …L17 sl.
– DANGLER a person who has died by hanging …1987 US sl.
– GALLOW-BREED † a gallows-bird …1508 Sc.
– GALLOW-CLAPPER † a gallows-bird; one who deserves to be hanged …1570
– GALLOWS one deserving the gallows; a gallows-bird …1598
– GALLOWS APPLE a candidate for the gallows …1830 sl.
– GALLOWS-BIRD 1. one who deserves to hanged; also, one who has been hanged …1785
2. one who has been condemned to be hanged …1879 sl.
– GALLOWS-BLADE one who is destined for the gallows …1835 UK sl.
– GALLOWS-CLAPPER † a gallows-bird; one who deserves to be hanged …1583
– GALLOWS-CLIMBER one doomed to climb the ladder at the gallows, i.e. to be hanged …1668
– GALLOWS-FOOL an arrant fool, one that deserves hanging …1894 Eng. dial.
– GALLUS one who is destined for the gallows …c1840 UK sl.
– GALLUS-BIRD one who is destined for the gallows …c1905 sl.
– GIBBET-THIEF a thief who is hanged on a gibbet (a gallows) …1700
– GREGORY † a hangman …M17
– GROOM OF THE LADDER † a hangman …a1640
– HALTER-MAN † a hangman …1638
– HALTER-SACK † a ‘gallows-bird’; a term of reproach or abuse…1566
– HALTER-SICK a ‘gallows-bird’ …1617
– HANG-A-BALK a gallows-bird, one ripe for the gallows …B1900 Eng. dial.
– HANGEE a person who is hanged …1831 nonce word
– HANGER one who puts a person to death by hanging, or causes him to be hanged …c1430
– HANG-GALLOWS a gallows-bird …1790
– HANGIE a hangman …1721 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– HANGING CULL a hangman …1797 UK criminals’ sl.
– HANGMAN a man whose office it is to hang condemned persons; also more generally, an executioner, a torturer, racker …1393
– HANG-ROPE † a gallows-bird …1570
– HANGSTER †* a woman who performs the function of a hangman …c1430
– HANG-STRING † a gallows-bird …1675
– HANG-SUCH a gallows-bird; one ripe for the gallows; a worthless fellow … Bk1895 Eng. dial. 
– HANG-TRACE a gallows-bird; one ripe for the gallows; a bad character … Bk1877 Eng. dial.  
– HANG-UP † a gallows-bird …1562-3
– HANG-WOMAN a woman who performs the function of a hangman …1883 
– HEMPEN STRING one who is to be hanged …1566
– HEMPIE one who deserves to be hanged; a rogue …1718
– HEMP-SEED 1. a gallows-bird; a fellow fit for hanging; a rogue …1600
2. the hangman …1728 UK sl.
– HEMPSHIRE GENTLEMAN one who is qualifying for the gallows …1825 Sc.
– HEMPSTRETCH a person hanged …a1843 nonce-word
– HEMP STRETCHER a nickname for a hangman …Bk1988
– HEMPSTRING one who deserves or who is likely to be hanged; a term of abuse, a worthless fellow; a thief…1566
– HEMPY one who deserves to be hanged; a rogue …1718
– HEMPY DOG a  youth whose course is likely to end in the hangman’s hemp; a gallows-bird …Bk1873 Eng. dial.
– JACK a hangman …M17 sl., orig. UK criminals’
– JACK CATCH a hangman …M17 sl., orig. UK criminals’
– JACK KETCH the common executioner or hangman …1705
– JACK KETCH’S PIPPIN a candidate for the gallows …L17 sl.
– JACK KITCH a hangman or executioner …1673 sl.
– JOHN KETCH a hangman …M17 sl., orig. UK criminals’
– MASTER KETCH a hangman …M17 sl., orig. UK criminals’
– MR. KETCH a hangman …M17 sl., orig. UK criminals’
– NOSEY BOB a hangman …L19 Aust. sl.
– NUBBING-COVE the hangman …L17 cant
– PALATCH a hangman …1925 US sl.
– QUEER FELLOW a prisoner condemned to hang …1980s sl.
– RACK-SAUCH †* a gallows-bird …1508 Sc.
– SHERIFF’S JOURNEYMAN the hangman …E19 sl.
– STRETCH-HALTER † one who deserves to be hanged; a gallows-bird …1583
– STRETCH-HEMP † one who deserves to be hanged; a gallows-bird …1583
– TOPMAN † a hangman …1607 sl.
– TOPSMAN a hangman …1825 sl.
– UPTUCKER † a hangman …1846 UK criminals’ sl. 
– VERDUGO †* a hangman or executioner; also, a term of abuse …a1616
– WAGHALTER † one who is likely to swing in a halter; a ‘gallows-bird’ …1570
– WAG-STRING † one who is likely to swing in a halter; a ‘gallows-bird’ …1578
– WAG-WITH † one who is likely to swing in a halter; a ‘gallows-bird’  …1611
– WIDDIEFOO, WIDDIEFU, WIDDYFU one fit to fill a hangman’s noose; a gallows-bird; a scoundrel; a scamp, a rogue, a mischievous person, a romp; a person of small stature and short temper …1721 Sc.
– WIDDIEFOW one fit to fill a hangman’s noose; a gallows-bird; a scoundrel; a scamp, a rogue, a mischievous person, a romp; a person of small stature and short temper …1721 Sc.
– WITHY a person who has been hanged; a person who deserves hanging …1833 Sc.
– WITHY-WORTHY a fellow who deserves hanging; a gallows-bird …1823 Sc.
– WUDDY WORTHY one deserving to be hanged, a gallows-bird …1823 Sc.
– YEOMAN OF THE CORD a hangman, or a hangman’s assistant …c1640
– YEOMAN OF THE HALTER a hangman, or hangman’s assistant …1802
hang, hanging (punishment) – person, other
– HEMPEN WIDOW a woman whose husband has been hanged …c1698 UK sl.
– HEMP WIDOW † the wife of a hanged man …1850 Brit. & US criminals’ sl. 
hang, hanging (punishment) – verbs
– AIRDANCE to hang …Brit. sl.
– ALEXANDER to hang someone …L17 sl.
– BE JAMMED to meet with a violent death, by accident, murder, or hanging …1811 sl.
– BRING TO THE LADDER to hang (ladder = the steps to a gallows) …1594 obs.
– BURKE to hang …E19 sl.
– CARNIFICATE † to hang …1623
– CLIMB THE LADDER to be hanged
– CLIMB THE LEAFLESS TREE to be hanged …E19 sl.
– CUT A CAPER ON (or UPON) NOTHING † to be hanged …1708
– CUT CAPER SAUCE to be hanged …1834 sl.
– DANCE of hanged person: to make involuntary spasmodic movements while being hanged; hence, to be executed by hanging …1859 US sl.
– DANCE A JIG ON AIR to be executed by hanging …1873 US sl.
– DANCE AT BEILBY’S BALL to be hanged …M18 sl.
– DANCE AT BEILBY’S BALL WHERE THE SHERIFF PAYS THE FIDDLERS to be hanged …M18 sl.
– DANCE AT BEILBY’S BALL WHERE THE SHERIFF PLAYS THE MUSIC to be hanged …M18 sl.
– DANCE AT HIS DEATH to be hung …1859 US sl.
– DANCE AT THE SHERIFF’S BALL to be hanged …L18 sl.
– DANCE AT THE SHERIFF’S BALL AND LOLL ONE’S TONGUE OUT AT THE COMPANY to be hanged …L18 sl.
– DANCE IN A ROPE to be hanged …M17 sl.
– DANCE ON A ROPE to be hanged …M17 sl.
– DANCE ON AIR to be hanged …L18 sl.
– DANCE ON NOTHING to be hanged …L18 sl.
– DANCE ON NOTHING AT THE SHERIFF’S DOOR to be hanged …L18 sl.
– DANCE ON NOTHING AT THE TOLLING OF A BELL to be hanged …L18 sl.
– DANCE ON NOTHING IN A HEMPEN CRAVAT to be hanged …L18 sl.
– DANCE ON THE TOP OF NOTHING to be executed by hanging …1864 US sl.
– DANCE THE NEWGATE-HORNPIPE to be hanged …1829 sl.
– DANCE THE PADDINGTON FRISK to be hanged …17C sl.
– DANCE THE TYBURN HORNPIPE ON NOTHING to be hanged …L18 sl.
– DANCE THE TYBURN JIG † to be hanged …1697
– DANCE UPON NOTHING to be hanged …1837 arch.
– DANCE UPON NOTHING IN A HEMPEN CRAVAT to be hanged …18C sl.
– DANGLE to hang from the gallows; to be hanged …1678
– DANGLE IN A TYBURN STRING to be hanged …L18 sl.
– DANGLE IN THE SHERIFF’S PICTURE-FRAME to be hanged …L18 sl.
– DEAD BOOK to kill, to hang …E19 UK criminals’ sl.
– DERRICK to execute or suicide by hanging …1930 Amer. dial.
– DIE OF THROAT TROUBLE to be hanged …Bk2006 US sl.
– DIE IN ONE’S BOOTS to be hanged …M17 sl.
– DIE IN ONE’S SHOES to be hanged …M17 sl.
– DIE WITH ONE’S BOOTS ON to be hanged …M17 sl.
– DO THE DANCE to be hanged …1920s US sl.
– EAT HEMPSEED to be hanged …E17 sl.
– FLASH THE IVORIES to be hanged …1830 sl.
– GALLOW † to hang on a gallows or cross …a1400
– GET A DANCE ON AIR to be hanged …1873 Sc.
– GIVE ONE THE TAIL OF A LONG TOW used expletively, to wish one hanged …1726 Sc.
– GO IN THE ROAD TO PADDINGTON to be hanged …M18 sl.
– GO UP THE LADDER to be hanged
– HALTER to hang a person with a halter …1616
– HAVE THE GALLOWS IN ONE’S FACE to have the look of one predestined to or deserving the gallows …1610
​- HEMP to hang, to choke to death; …L17 sl.
– JACK-KETCH to hang …1694 sl.
– JAM to hang …1785 sl.
– KEEP AN IRONMONGER’S SHOP BY THE SIDE OF A COMMON to be hanged in chains …L18 sl.
– KEEP AN IRONMONGER’S SHOP BY THE SIDE OF A COMMON, WHERE THE SHERIFF SETS ONE UP to be hanged in chains …Bk1785 sl.
– KICK THE CLOUDS to be hanged …1811 sl.
– KICK THE WIND to be hanged …1598 sl.
– LAG to execute by hanging …1848 US sl.
– LAGG to execute by hanging …M19 US sl.
– LEAP AT A DAISY to be hanged …M16 sl.
– LEAP FROM THE LEAFLESS TREE to be hanged …E19 sl.
– LYNCH to inflict bodily punishment upon; to kill by mob action, typically by hanging, without legal authority   …1835 Amer. sl.
– MAKE GALLOWS-APPLES OF to hang …1830 sl.
– MOUNT THE LADDER to be hanged
– NAB THE CABLE-FUNK to be hanged …M19 UK criminals’ sl.
– NAB THE STIFLES to be hanged …19C UK criminals’ sl.
– NAP A WINDER to be hanged …Bk1902 sl.
– NECK vb. to hang …18C cant
– NECKTIE to hang someone …1967 Amer. dial.
– NECKTIE PARTY to hang someone …1967 Amer. dial.
– NUB to hang by the neck until dead …L17 cant
– PREACH AT TYBURN CROSS to be hanged …c1810 cant
– PULL HEMP to be hanged …1921 Amer. dial.
– PUSH THE CART UP HOLBORN HILL to go to the gallows …M17 sl.
– QUEER THE NOOSE to escape the gallows …E19 sl.
– QUEER THE STIFLER to escape the gallows …E19 sl.
– RACK † of the neck: to stretch, i.e. to hang, to be hanged …a1835 Sc.
– RAX A NECK to hang a person …1792 Sc.
– RIDE BACKWARDS UP HOLBORN HILL to go to the gallows …M17 sl.
– RIDE IN A CART UP HOLBORN HILL to go to the gallows …M17 sl.
– SALUTE TYBURN † to be hanged …1640 jocular
– SCRUFF to hang …19C sl.
– STRAP to hang …1825 Sc.
– STRETCH to kill by hanging …1595 sl.
– STRETCH A HALTER † to be hanged …1592
– STRETCH A ROPE † to be hanged …1657
– STRING UP to kill by hanging …1810 sl.
– SWING to be killed by hanging …1542 sl.
– TAKE A LEAP IN THE DARK to be hanged …17C sl.
– TAKE A VEGETABLE BREAKFAST to be hanged …18C sl.
– TAKE A WALK UP LADDER LANE AND DOWN HEMP STREET to go up to a yardarm or gallows to be hanged …1830 US nautical sl.
– TAKE ONE’S LAST DEGREE to be hanged …c1800 UK criminals’ sl.
– THROW IN A WIDDIE to be hanged …1897 Sc.
– TIT † to pull up, esp. in a halter; hence, to hang …c1375
– TOP to execute by hanging; to kill; to commit suicide …1718 sl.
– WAG † to dangle on the gallows, to be hanged …c1430
– WAG HEMP IN THE WIND to be hanged …M16 sl.
– WALK BACKWARDS UP HOLBORN HILL to go to the gallows …M17 sl.
– WALK UP LADDER LANE AND DOWN HEMP STREET to be hanged …19C sl.
– WALLOP IN A TETHER to be hanged …1785 Sc.
– WALLOP IN A TOW to be hanged …1792 Sc.
– WEAR A HEMPEN NECKTIE to be hanged …Bk1902 sl.
hang, hanging (punishment) – phrases
– KNOCKED DOWN FOR CROP condemned for execution by hanging …E19 sl.
– ONE’S NECK IS YEWKING one is in danger of the gallows …1816 Sc.
– ONE’S NECK IS YEWKING FOR A ST. JOHNSTON RIBBON one is in danger of the gallows …1737 Sc.
– YOU WILL RIDE A HORSE FOALED BY AN ACORN you will be hanged …1788 sl.
 
HANG, HANG DOWN – nouns
– LOB * something hanging, as the wattles of a fowl, hanging blossoms or ornaments, etc. ..1688
hang, hang down – verbs
– BAG DOWN to droop, to hang loosely …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BANGLE † 1. to flap, to hang loosely …1622
2. to droop, to hang down, as the brim of a hat, etc. …1858 Eng. dial.
– BEETLE to hang threateningly …1859
– BEHANG † to hang a thing about with bells, hangings, drapery etc. …c897
– BESWING † to swing about; to hang …1571
– DAG to droop or hang down …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– DINGLE to dangle, to hang loosely …1885 Eng. dial.
– DINGLE-DANGLE to dangle, to hang loosely …1885 Eng. dial.
– IMPEND to hang or be suspended over; to overhang …1780
– LADDER to hang down …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– LOB † to cause or allow to hang heavily; to droop …a1616
– PAGGLE † to bulge, to swell out as a bag; to hang loosely, to dangle …c1590
– TAG † to hang down or trail like a tag …1617
 
HANG ABOUT, HANG AROUND – verbs
– FANDANGLE to hang about, to trifle, to waste time, to ‘fool’ around …1892 Ireland
– HAINGLE to go about in a feeble, languid way; to hang about, to loiter, to wander about aimlessly …1804 Sc.
– HINGLE to go about in a feeble, languid fashion, as during convalescence; to hang about, to loiter aimlessly …1804 Sc.
– KADOODLE to hang around, to frequent, to wander about …L19 US sl.
– MAROON to idle, to hang about …1808
– MIKE to loiter, to hang around idly or shirk work …1859 Brit. sl.
 
HANGDOG – adjectives
– GALLOWS-FACED fit for the gallows, having a villainous, hangdog, run-down, shifty look …M18 sl.
– GALLOWS-LOOKING looking fit for the gallows; having a hangdog look …1809
hangdog – person 
– SCOUK, SKOOK a skulking, cowardly fellow; a sneak; one with a downcast or hangdog look …1882 Sc.
 
HANGED – adjectives
– EXALTED hanged …1934 Amer. sl.
– LAGGED hanged …M19 US sl.
 
HANGER-ON – person
– ABBEY-LOON an idler; a vagabond; orig. a lazy monk or hanger-on to a religious house …1509 sl.
– ABBEY-LUBBER an idler; a vagabond; orig. a lazy monk or hanger-on to a religious house …1509 sl.
– AMW a vacuous female celebrity or hanger-on (Actress, Model, Whatever) …1988 US sl.
– BARNACLE one who pays too close an attendance; a hanger-on …1607
– BLOCKER a hanger-on …1970 Amer. dial.
– BY-HANGER † a hanger-on; a parasite …a1626
– CABOOSE a person who continually follows along behind; a hanger-on; someone bringing up the rear  …19C US sl.
– CAMP FOLLOWER n. a hanger-on …Bk1999 
– DAGGER a hanger-on; a criminal associate …1980s Aust. sl.
– DANGLER a hanger-on, a dallying follower …arch.
– FEFNICUTE a hypocrite; a mean, sneaking fellow; a parasite, a hanger-on …1864 Eng. dial.
– HANG-BY a term of contempt for a dependant or hanger-on …1579 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– HANGEREL a lazy, idle, good-for-nothing person; a hanger-on …1805 Eng. dial.
– HANGER-ON a follower or dependant …1549
– HANGIE a hanger-on, one who obtained a place in a public conveyance for less than the usual fare or travelled free …1802 Sc.
– HANG-ON † a hanger-on, a mean dependant …1589
– HANGRELL a lazy, idle, good-for-nothing person; a hanger-on …1805 Eng. dial.
– HEELER * (chiefly depreciative) a follower who works to further the interests of a politician or other powerful person, esp. one who is obsequious or unscrupulous; a flunkey; a hanger-on …1875 US
– HING-BY a hanger-on, a toady or sycophant; a parasite; a dependent or adherent; a flatterer …Bk1828 Eng. dial.
– HINGER-ON a toady, a parasite, a hanger-on …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– HING-ON a dependent or adherent; a toady, a parasite, a hanger-on …Bk1828 Eng. dial. 
– INTERLOPER a hanger-on; one who is dependent upon others …1690 sl.
– KATTERZEM ‘a man willing to go out dining at a moment’s notice’; a parasite, a hanger-on …1909 Sc.
– LACKEY, LACQUEY † a hanger-on; a camp follower …1556 obs. or arch.
– LACKEY-DOG a skulking hanger-on …1940s W. Indies sl.
– LEANER in sports: a hanger-on who gives unwanted advice or makes obnoxious comments …1981 US sl.
– LED-CAPTAIN a hanger-on, a dependant, a parasite …1672
– LITTLE CASINO a small or inconsequential person; a hanger-on …1904 US sl.
– LOBBY-GOW an errand-boy, messenger, or hanger-on …1906 US sl.
– LURK a hanger-on; an eavesdropper …20C Aust. sl.
– MACKEREL a hanger-on, a parasite …2000s sl.
– MONGREL a sponger; a hanger-on among cheats …c1720 cant
– MOOCHER a hanger-on at a saloon …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– MOOTCHER a hanger-on at a saloon …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– MOUCHER a hanger-on at a saloon …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– ONHANGER a dependent, a hanger-on …1821 Sc.
– PARASITE one who eats at the table or at the expense of another; always with opprobrious application; one who obtains the hospitality, patronage, or favour of the wealthy or powerful by obsequiousness and flattery; a hanger-on from interested motives; a toady, a servile flatterer …1539
– PENNY-DOG a tagalong; a toady; a hanger-on; a servile follower …1953 Amer. dial.
– PENNY-PUP a tagalong; a toady; a hanger-on; a servile follower …1967 Amer. dial.
– SCREWZER an unwelcome, intrusive visitor; a parasite; a hanger-on …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SLAPSAUCE † a parasite, toady, hanger-on …B1900
– SLONK a lazy slinking fellow; an idle, dissolute person; an indolent, clownish fellow; a hanger-on …B1900 Eng. dial.
– SUCCUBUS a thieving hanger-on; a scoundrel …1700 sl.
– TAG-HEELS a tagalong; a sycophant; a parasite; a hanger-on; somebody who always follows along behind; one who lags behind …1965 Amer. dial.
– TAG-TAIL a tagalong; a servile flatterer; one who curries favour; a sycophant; a parasite; a hanger-on; somebody who always follows along behind; one who lags behind …1834 
– TAIL a tagalong; a hanger-on; one who lags behind …1965 Amer. dial.
– TAIL-BEHIND a tagalong; a hanger-on; one who lags behind …1965 Amer. dial.
– TAIL END a tagalong; a hanger-on; one who lags behind …1965 Amer. dial.
– TAILER a tagalong; a hanger-on; one who lags behind; a follower …1942 Amer. dial.
– TAILGATE a tagalong; a hanger-on; one who lags behind …1965 Amer. dial.
– TAIL-TAGGER a tagalong; a hanger-on; one who lags behind …1965 Amer. dial.
– TAIL-TWISTER a tagalong; a hanger-on; one who lags behind …1965 Amer. dial.
– TAR BUCKET a tagalong; a hanger-on; one who lags behind …1915 Amer. dial.
– TIGER † a sponger, a hanger-on, a parasite; rake, a swell-mobsman …1849 sl.
– ZANY * an attendant, follower, companion, or assistant; almost always contemptuous; sometimes, a hanger-on, a parasite. a servile flatterer …1601 rare or arch.
 
HANG GLIDING – nouns
– SINK in hang gliding: falling air that increases the speed of descent …1977 US sl.
hang gliding – person
– WHUFFO, WUFFO in hang gliding and parachuting: anyone other than a fellow expert …1978 US sl.
hang gliding – verbs 
– NAIL THE CORE gliding: to find the centre of a thermal and ride it up …1992 US sl.
 
HANGING (suspended in air) – adjectives
– A-COCKBILL free, dangling free …19C nautical colloq.
– BAGGY hanging loosely; stretched by wear …c1830 Eng. sl.
– LALLOPPING hanging down, trailing …1867 Eng. dial.
hanging (suspended in air) – nouns
– BIMBOMS church bells; hence, applied to anything hanging, as icicles, tags of a bonnet or dress, mucus hanging from the nose, cobwebs, etc. …1679 Eng. dial.
– TANGLE anything hanging, as a torn piece of a dress …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 
HANGNAIL – nouns
– AGNAIL a hangnail …1899 Amer. dial.
– ANGERNAIL a loose piece of skin at the base of the fingernail …BK1898 Eng. dial.
– ANGNAIL a loose piece of skin at the base of the fingernail …BK1898 Eng. dial.
– BACKFRIEND a piece of loose, irritating skin at the base of the fingernail; a hangnail …1864 Eng. dial.
– CANKER-NAIL a painful slip of flesh at the base of the fingernail …1825 Sc.
– FAN-NAIL a loose piece of skin at the base of the fingernail; a hangnail …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– IDLE-BACK a loose piece of skin about the fingernail; a hangnail …1877 Eng. dial.
– IDLED-BACK a piece of loose skin by the fingernail …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– IDLE-WART a hangnail …1856 Eng. dial.
– IDLE-WEAL a hangnail …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– IDLE-WELT a hangnail …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– LAZY-JACK a hangnail …1905 Amer. dial.
– NAIL-HAGS the little bits of skin which turn back near the fingernails ..Bk1903 Eng. dial.
– NAIL-SPRINGS the little bits of skin which turn back near the fingernails ..Bk1903 Eng. dial.
– NANGNAIL a loose piece of skin at the base of the fingernail; a hangnail …1790 Eng. dial.
– QUICK-SPRING a piece of loose skin behind the fingernail; a hangnail …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– RAG-NAIL a loose piece of skin at the side of the fingernail; a hangnail …1866 Sc.
– RING-AROUND a swelling or infection in a finger, esp. surrounding the nail; a hangnail …1950 Amer. dial.
– THANG-NAIL a hangnail …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 
HANGOVER – adjectives (also see HUNGOVER)
– BABALAAS suffering from a hangover …1947 S. Afr. sl.
– BABALAASED suffering from a hangover …1940s S. Afr. sl.
– BAKED hungover …Bk1994 sl. 
– BIG-HEADED having a hangover …Bk2006 US sl.
– COMATO-CRAPULOSE in a state of drowsiness and headache consequent on intoxication …1850 humorous nonce word
– CRISPY hungover …Bk1994 sl. 
– DAMAGED drunk; tipsy; occasionally hungover …1851 Amer. sl.
– HUNG hung-over, suffering from the effects of drinking alcohol …1958 sl.
– HUNG OVER suffering from the after-effects of having drunk too much alcohol …1942 US sl.
– OOREY, OORIE, OORY  hungover …20C Ulster sl.
– OVERHUNG hung-over …1964 sl.
– STALE-DRUNK feeling languid after a night’s debauch, hungover; said of a person when drinking again before completely recovered from a previous bout; having been drunk at night and having taken too many stimulants the next morning …1823
– UNDER THE WEATHER intoxicated with alcohol or having a hangover …19C sl.
– WAMBLETY-CROPPED suffering from an upset stomach due to excessive drinking …L17 sl.
– WOMBLE-CROPPED intoxicated with alcohol and very sick; hungover …18C Brit. sl.
– WOMBLE-SCROPT suffering from an upset stomach due to excessive drinking …L17 sl.
– WOMBLETY-CROPPED suffering from an upset stomach due to excessive drinking …L17 sl.
– WOMBLE-TY-CROPT intoxicated with alcohol and very sick; hungover …18C Brit. sl.
hangover – nouns
– BABALAAS a hangover …1949 S. Afr. colloq.
– BABALAASDOP the drink taken to alleviate the hangover; the ‘hair of the dog’ …1940s S. Afr. sl.
– BABALAZI a hangover …1940s S. Afr. sl.
– BABELAAS a hangover …1940s S. Afr. sl.
– BARREL-FEVER a hangover …19C sl.
– BENDER MENDER a hangover cure, esp. a stiff drink …1988 Sc. sl.
– BLUE FLU a hangover …Bk2006 US sl.
– BORDEAUX HAMMER † a vinous headache ..1576 humorous
– BOTTLEACHE a hangover …Bk2006 US sl.
– BROWN BOTTLE FLU a hangover or sickness from drinking …Bk2006 US sl.
– BUBBLEJAS a hangover …1940s S. Afr. sl.
– CORPSE REVIVER a strong (mixed) drink intended to cure a hang-over …1865 jocular, orig. US
– CURER an alcoholic drink taken to alleviate the symptoms of a hangover …1996 Sc. sl.
– FAT HEAD a hangover …1910s sl.
– GALLON DISTEMPER a hangover …E19 sl.
– HAIR a curative drink for a hangover …M19 US sl.
– HAIR OF THE DOG an alcoholic drink taken to allay the effects of drinking too much alcohol; a hang-over cure …1546
– HAIR OF THE DOG THAT BIT YOU an alcoholic drink taken to allay the effects of drinking too much alcohol; a hang-over cure …1546
– HOT COPPERS a mouth and throat parched through excessive drinking; severe thirst, a hangover …1848 sl.
– KATZENJAMMER a hangover; a symptom of a hangover …1849 Amer. dial.
– MISERABLES, THE a hangover …L19 sl.
– ONE a hangover …1980s sl.
– PAGNE a hangover caused by drinking champagne …1999 UK sl.
– QUART MANIA a hangover; delirium tremens …19C sl.
– REGMAKER a drink taken to relieve the symptoms of a hangover; a pick-me-up …S. Afr.
– SNOZZLE-WOBBLES a hangover …M20 US sl.
– WINEACHE a hangover from wine; severe intestinal pain resulting from overindulging in wine, esp. cheap wine …20C US sl.
– WOOFITS n. a hangover, esp. if notably unpleasant …20C US sl.
hangover – person
– HALF-POWER a worker working with a hangover …1980 US sl.
hangover – verbs
– COME OUT OF SOAK to get over one’s hangover …L19 sl.
– FEEL LIKE A BOILED OWL to be physically uncomfortable or nervously exhausted; to be hungover …1857 Amer. dial.
– FEEL LIKE A STEWED MONKEY to be physically uncomfortable or nervously exhausted; to be hungover …1892 Amer. dial.
– FEEL LIKE A STEWED OWL to be physically uncomfortable or nervously exhausted; to be hungover …1892 Amer. dial.
– FEEL LIKE A STEWED WITCH to be physically uncomfortable or nervously exhausted; to be hungover …1909 Amer. dial.
– HAVE A HEAD ON to have a hangover …1889 Amer. sl.
– SUFFER A RECOVERY to recover from a hangover …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
hangover – phrases
– FEELING LIKE THE WRATH OF GOD feeling very ill, esp. if from a bad hangover …c1950 sl.
 
HANKER – verbs
– ETTLE to show great eagerness to do or begin anything; to hanker or yearn after …1873 Sc.
– HAKE to hanker or gape after …1721 Eng. dial.
– HANG A NOSE † to have an inclination or hankering …1655
– HANKLE to greatly desire, to hanker after …B1900 Eng. dial.
 
HANKERING – adjectives
– SIGHING FOR THE FLESH-POTS OF EGYPT hankering for good things no longer at your command …1814
– TITILLATING itching, tingling; craving, hankering …1858
hankering – nouns 
– HANKLING a hankering, a craving after …B1900 Eng. dial.
– SMACKERING an inclination towards or hankering after or for a person or thing …L16
– TICKLING an ‘itching’ to do something; an uneasy desire, craving, hankering …1553