Hanging in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Hanging

Suspended. | (chess, of a piece) Unprotected and exposed to capture. | (baseball, slang, of an off-speed pitch) Hittable; poorly executed by the pitcher hence relatively easy to hit.

Short Example Sentences for Hanging

  • 1. He was one of the hanging party. 🔊
  • 2. I was dead sick of hanging around doing nothing. 🔊
  • 3. He had left a bag of corn hanging in his cabin. 🔊
  • 4. Le Blanc was hanging by her hands among the ropes. 🔊
  • 5. I walked about with the sense of some crisis hanging over me. 🔊
  • 6. I've felt death hanging over us ever since. 🔊
  • 7. Night came, a thick starless night with clouds hanging low over the desert. 🔊
  • 8. They will look very well, indeed, hanging round our little dining-room. 🔊
  • 9. To the savage men the hanging or shooting of a Yankee was an enjoyable event. 🔊
  • 10. A marine was called up to where the captain's gig was hanging from the davits. 🔊

How to use Hanging in Sentences?

  • 1. Previously she had found hanging in a closet a gown which she had seen her mother wear. 🔊
  • 2. Around his neck and hanging down on his dirty chest was a string of gold sovereigns. 🔊
  • 3. He is simply hanging around here to try and work his way into the good graces of your daughter. 🔊
  • 4. Yesterday it was one them new-fangled electric-lamps with brass chain hanging down like fringe. 🔊
  • 5. Infinite was the wild fowl and venison hanging about the trees, that the air might cool them. 🔊
  • 6. She had her own fight against the shadow hanging all too close now over Trimmer. 🔊
  • 7. I found fresh-opened butter and milk tins in the pantry, and fresh turtle-meat hanging up. 🔊
  • 8. Byrne rose, filled a tin goblet with wine out of a skin hanging on the wall, and sat down again. 🔊
  • 9. If there's any one thing that makes Mother furious, it's to see me hanging around the bunk-house. 🔊
  • 10. It really seemed the beginning of a new life, not to have that dreadful fear hanging over us any longer! 🔊
  • 11. Pinkey, who had returned, was hanging over the edge watching him stumbling along with his kettle of water. 🔊
  • 12. But what was that dark lifeless weight hanging by the stirrup, dragged across sand and bramble as the horse staggered on? 🔊
  • 13. There were a score or more of these travellers, and as many more coachmen, and miners off duty, hanging about. 🔊
  • 14. Gray staggered forward and made a clutch at the hanging rein; but he might as well have tried to stop a whirlwind. 🔊
  • 15. But when she got there and saw the cow hanging in such an ugly place, she ran up and cut the rope in two with her scythe. 🔊
  • 16. So the poor boy crept under the couch, the hanging drapery effectually hiding him from the view of any who might come in. 🔊
  • 17. The dog stood with hanging head and tail, as if ashamed he had let so many of his enemies get away unharmed. 🔊
  • 18. Those in favor of hanging carried the day, so he was led under the projecting limb of a tree and a rope placed around his neck. 🔊
  • 19. The wife agreed, lighted a candle, and they hid themselves in the corner of the room behind the clothes which were hanging there. 🔊
  • 20. Go right through the midst of them into the castle, and thou wilt come to a chamber where is hanging a wooden cage containing a golden bird. 🔊
  • 21. He also kept the best of them over winter, while others were riding the chuck-line or hanging around livery-stables in town. 🔊
  • 22. He saw now that it was the figure of a woman in a long black cloak, with the dilapidated remains of a mourning veil hanging from her small bonnet. 🔊
  • 23. He stalked out to the landing and dramatically pointed to the bad switch, the one that he had unscrewed and left hanging the night before.... 🔊
  • 24. Street-cars passed in a solid line, with passengers hanging to the straps, bulging out of the windows, crowding on to the roofs. 🔊
  • 25. His pillow was a flour sack filled with straw and of a doubtful colour, as was also the hand towel hanging on a nail beside a shocking wash basin. 🔊