hang low

hang low

1. To lie at a low level or altitude. Dark clouds have been hanging low over the city all day long.
2. To droop or sag. His cheeks were an awful ashen color and hung low on his face like stretched-out rubber.
3. To be, remain, or make oneself hidden or inconspicuous; to avoid being found, detected, or scrutinized by others. I'm sorry I haven't been around to see you lately, but with the police investigating the company, I thought it would be better to hang low for a while. The leader of the controversial group has been hanging low recently, letting his PR spokespeople do the talking.
4. To keep to oneself; to avoid interactions with others. I think I'm just going to hang low at home this weekend, I don't really feel like going out at all.
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