hang out

[hang out] {v.} 1. {slang} To spend your time idly or loungingabout.

The teacher complained that Joe was hanging out in poolroomsinstead of doing his homework.

Compare: HANG AROUND(1). 2. {slang} Tolive; reside.

Two policemen stopped the stranger and asked himwhere he hung out.

3. To reach out farther than the part below.

The branches of the trees hung out over the road.

The upper floorof that house hangs out above the first.