Synonyms of hang about/around/round in English:

hang about/around/round

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1‘they spent most of their time hanging around restaurants or bars’


loiter in, linger in, wait around in, spend time in, loaf in, loaf about in, loaf around in, lounge in, lounge about in, lounge around in

waste time, kill time, mark time, while away one's time, while away the time, dally

kick one's heels, cool one's heels, twiddle one's thumbs

frequent, be a regular visitor to, be a regular client of, haunt

hang out in

2‘hang about, see what it says here?’


wait, hold on, wait a minute

hang on, hold your horses

3‘he was hanging around with a fellow called Mick’


associate, mix, go around, keep company, spend time, mingle, socialize, fraternize, consort, rub shoulders

North American rub elbows

hang out, run around, knock about, knock around, be thick, hobnob


have nothing to do with