Definition of thang in US English:

thang

noun

  • ‘I'm doing the wild thang now’
    nonstandard spelling of thing representing southern US pronunciation, and typically used to denote a feeling or tendency
    • ‘On Wednesday after the radio thang, I ended up sitting down to watch Friends on Channel 4 and fell asleep.’
    • ‘I mentioned some of this before, some months ago, but here's the full thang.’
    • ‘You're cruising through studies like it ain't a thang, but the folks could really use your help around the house.’
    • ‘After a bit the Sheds came on and did their thang.’
    • ‘Talking of musical thangs - there's a track by Nelly, and Kelly Rowland - ‘Dilemma’, that's getting very heavy airplay over here right now.’
    • ‘You've been doing your special thang, and you want some accolades.’
    • ‘The man who founded Blogger is taking time out to do his thang.’
    • ‘Apologies are made that they won't be doing their rock thang today; the singer has a sore throat and no matter how he pleads is not to be given a cigarette.’
    • ‘He's even got a whole army of officials behind him, doing their thang to save his life, then they'll get a pat on the back.’
    • ‘Instead of laying the love thang on the line, Neil gets tangled up in clichés at every turn.’
    • ‘Who would have ever thought that the issues might be an important thang to consider during a presidential election.’
    • ‘And if you'd rather not do the PayPal thang, feel free to email me and ask for my snailmail address.’
    • ‘You can put its thang down, flip it and reverse it to go from baby-facing-you to baby-facing-world.’
    • ‘As a result, the day after Thanksgiving just ain't my thang.’
    • ‘People were either busy or it wasn't their thang.’
    • ‘The phrase you hear people say all the time is ‘it's my custom’ - it's a catch all for whatever their thang is.’
    • ‘It's not really my thang but I admire the athleticism and singular dedication that it takes to become a dancer.’
    • ‘He even has the paperwork to prove it's the real thang.’
    • ‘We decided it wasn't our thang and popped out for a drink.’
    • ‘And some fool saw fit to give me a credit card, so I can now do the PayPal thang.’

Pronunciation

thang

/THaNG/