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hang around

hang around

 
See:
hang
part of speech: phrase
definition 1: to spend time in a place, or near another person, for little or no apparent purpose.
The high school kids like to hang around at the mall with their friends.Why are you always hanging around? Can't I get any privacy?
synonyms:
linger, loiter
similar words:
dawdle, idle
definition 2: to keep company (followed by "with").
I don't like you hanging around with that bully.
synonyms:
consort with, fraternize with, pal around with
similar words:
associate with, mingle with, mix with, socialize with, travel