from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Declining; weakening: flagging strength.
- adj. Languid; drooping.
- n. A pavement laid with flagstones.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of flag.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Growing languid, weak, or spiritless; weakening; delaying.
- n. A pavement or sidewalk of flagstones; flagstones, collectively.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Limp; drooping; languid; failing.
- n. The act of laying with flagstones, as a sidewalk.
- n. Flagstones collectively; a pavement or sidewalk of flagstones.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a walk of flagstones
- adj. weak from exhaustion
- n. flagstones collectively
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The key to flagging is to flick it quickly as a long-distance attention getter.
She was early in flagging global environmental threats and poverty and corruption in the Third World.
That doesn't go for the party of course, but by the time I got there I was already flagging from a long day at work and so I caught up with Zoe over two glasses of wine and then went home at a reasonable hour.
Did game officials make the right call in flagging Miami's Glenn Sharpe for pass interference in the end zone during overtime in the Fiesta Bowl?
This browning of older twigs and leaves is known as flagging.
She came for free tea after seeing the orange "special" tag flagging Matcha Box's promotion and left this tip: "hours are a bit uneven - so call before. the iced matcha latte = best thing of my life."
He called the flagging auto industry "the backbone of American manufacturing," and suggested he would be more aggressive in rescuing Detroit than the Bush administration.
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However, other people -- including several teachers -- have said they're uncomfortable with the idea of flagging or rating books.
He said he likes the idea of flagging books because parents need to be clearly warned about potentially objectionable content.
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