Flagging Flag"ging, n. A pavement or sidewalk of flagstones; flagstones, collectively. [1913 Webster]

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  • Flagging — may refer to: *Color guard, part of a military parade *Flagging dance or flag dancing *Handkerchief code, color coded use of bandannas in the gay community *Flagging (tape), colored tape used to mark objects such as in forestry and triage… …   Wikipedia

  • flagging — UK US /ˈflæɡɪŋ/ adjective [before noun] ► becoming weaker, slower, or less effective: »He s trying to revive his flagging career. »Several economists point to flagging demand as a reason that prices haven t risen as expected. »Pressure is… …   Financial and business terms

  • Flagging — Flag ging, a. Growing languid, weak, or spiritless; weakening; delaying. {Flag ging*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flagging — index languid Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • flagging — flagging1 [flag′iŋ] adj. [prp. of FLAG4] weakening or drooping flaggingly adv. flagging2 [flag′iŋ] n. flagstones or a pavement made of flagstones …   English World dictionary

  • flagging — flag|ging [ˈflægıŋ] adj becoming tired or losing strength flagging spirits/energy/morale ▪ By now the wine had lifted her flagging spirits. ▪ He presents himself as the man to revive the party s flagging fortunes . ▪ concern for the country s… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • flagging — I noun 1. flagstones collectively there was a pile of flagging waiting to be laid in place • Hypernyms: ↑collection, ↑aggregation, ↑accumulation, ↑assemblage 2. a walk of flagstones the flagging in the g …   Useful english dictionary

  • Flagging — Flag Flag (fl[a^]g), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Flagged} (fl[a^]gd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Flagging} (fl[a^]g g[i^]ng).] [Cf. Icel. flaka to droop, hang loosely. Cf. {Flacker}, {Flag} an ensign.] 1. To hang loose without stiffness; to bend down, as flexible …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flagging — adj. Flagging is used with these nouns: ↑career, ↑economy, ↑fortune, ↑spirit …   Collocations dictionary

  • flagging — adjective becoming tired, weaker, or less interested: concern for the United States flagging economy …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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