Requiring, deserving, or foreboding death by the halter.
- Execution on a gallows.
- Something, such as a tapestry, that is hung.
- A descending slope or an inclination.
- Situated on a sharp declivity.
- Projecting downward; overhanging.
- Suited for holding something that hangs.
- Deserving death by hanging: a hanging crime.
- Disposed to inflict severe sentences, such as death by hanging: a hanging judge.