hang it

hang it (all)

A phrase used when one is annoyed or irritated. Hang it, I broke a nail. Oh, hang it all, I missed that important phone call.
See also: hang

hang it

Also, hang it all. An expression of annoyance, probably a euphemism for hell or damn. For example, Hang it! I locked my keys inside the car, or Hang it all, you don't need to push me.
See also: hang
References in classic literature ?
Nail down the lid; caulk the seams; pay over the same with pitch; batten them down tight, and hang it with the snap-spring over the ship's stern.
The BBC is a disgrace and should hang it's head in shame."
Failing that, hang it facing south, where the flares will be during times of low game movement.
Following a two week case, the family's lawyer Leslie Thomas QC said the travel company should "hang it's head in shame".
When he wanted to hang it in the living room, part of me hesitated, but I ended up saying yes.
Whilst we are grateful to the British MPs who have taken the problems of the Irish in Britain's on board, I believe our Government should hang it's head in shame.
You can rip it out of a magazine and hang it on your wall.
Tuck some pretty pastel chalk into a little handbag, and hang it on your doorknob for easy access.
"We get notes from people begging us not to hang it in their vicinity," Jonson chuckles.
Hang it outdoors to catch the breeze, or put it in your home to remind you of the beach in the months ahead.
Walk the extra step or two to hang it up in your closet, put it in a drawer or toss it in a hamper.