from The Century Dictionary.

  • Suitable for or resembling flagstones in structure; fissile.
  • Abounding in or resembling the plants called flags.
  • Flagging; languid; limp.
  • Without flavor; insipid: as, “a great flaggy apple,”
  • Like a flag; broad; spreading.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Weak; flexible; limber.
  • adjective obsolete Tasteless; insipid.
  • adjective Abounding with the plant called flag.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective obsolete Hanging down; drooping, pendulous.


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From flag +‎ -y.


  • There's a new nice little flaggy 5.7 - or so that's all just elegant and flowing, which I liked so much I climbed it twice as a warmup, and then after that I sent my project 5.8 on the skywall.

    i was stirring my brandy with a nail

  •   Those present must avert their gaze as the colors are raised, for the whole apparatus of flaggy things must remain a mystery guarded carefully — and, if necessary, with one's life — lest heathen throngs learn the secrets of our mojo and lead us down the path of chaos with flags, flagpoles, and flagpole raisings that look and even smell real but are not.

    Did You Know? Fun Facts about Flaggish Things (for Flag Day)

  • You don't find a lot of Canadian flaggy cakes because we have a national tendency to suspect that anyone making a big look-at-me show of patriotism, just like anyone making a show of one's faith, is probably faking it to get me to agree/buy/vote, and we just aren't buying it.

    Happy Canada Day!

  • That being said, if seeing every national flag in the world represented as a pie chart floats your boat then this linky love flaggy link is just for you.

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • This type of service would not be helped with a flaggy thingy on your table.

    Why should a customer have to do anything to get attention?

  • So she yelled; and now had all the fairness gone from her body: flaggy and yellow were her limbs, and she looked all over as her face, a lump of stupid and cruel pride, and her words lost meaning and changed into mere bestial howling.

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • And of this tufty flaggy ground, pocked with bogs and boglets, one especial nature is that it will not hold impressions.

    Lorna Doone

  • The immediate river banks were clad with sedge, and the broad leaves of the nymphæa, a plant like the calamus of Asia, but here used only as a toothpick, began to oust the rushy and flaggy growth of the lower bed.

    Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo

  • But now the sky fills with flaggy clouds which flow out of Thunder-clap, and the world begins to go dark; the blue light from the Tower's ris-ing windows shines like mad eyes, and Roland hears thousands of screaming, wailing voices.

    Wizard and Glass

  • It overspilled them and spread across the sky in flaggy streams which came together and formed a growing blotch of darkness.

    The Waste Lands


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