how's it hanging?

how's it hanging?
Exclam. How are you? Mainly a male greeting.

English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.

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  • how are things? — how s it going?, how s it hanging?, how s your life going? …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Hanging — is the lethal suspension of a person by a ligature. The Oxford English Dictionary states that hanging in this sense is specifically to put to death by suspension by the neck, although it formerly also referred to crucifixion. The preferred past… …   Wikipedia

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  • hanging — how netting is mounted according to a specific relationship between the length of that part or the final rope or frame on which the netting is mounted and the length of the netting …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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