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hangover (n.)

hang-over, 1894年, “一种生存, 以前遗留下来的东西”, 来自 hang (v.) + over. 意为“过量饮酒的后遗症”, 由1902年, 美国英语, 对前一天晚上剩下的东西的概念得到证明. 作为形容词, 指人. overhung (1964年) 已被使用, 但很少; 这个词的意思一般是“放置, 以便突出或突起” (1708年).

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Definitions of hangover

hangover (n.)
disagreeable aftereffects from the use of drugs (especially alcohol);
Synonyms: katzenjammer
hangover (n.)
an official who remains in office after his term;
Synonyms: holdover
hangover (n.)
something that has survived from the past;
hangovers from the 19th century
Synonyms: holdover
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