Definition of (a) hang of (a) in English:

(a) hang of (a)

phrase

South African, NZ, Australian
informal
  • Used to emphasize something very bad or great.

    ‘we had to walk a hang of a long way’
    • ‘The Government should learn how to manage its workload a hang of a lot better than it has managed it over the last 4 years.’
    • ‘That makes a hang of a difference to what we do.’
    • ‘I sent this fellow along to him and he reported back that David was a hang of a nice chap.’
    • ‘I’ve actually been doing a hang of a lot of things.’
    • ‘I don't think you can fix the whole thing, but we can do a hang of a lot better than we're doing now.’