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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [flag]
    • /flæg/
    • /flæɡd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [flag]
    • /flæg/

Definitions of flagged word

  • noun flagged flagstone (def 1). 1
  • noun flagged flags, flagstone (def 2). 1
  • verb with object flagged to pave with flagstones. 1
  • idioms flagged strike the flag, to relinquish command, as of a ship. to submit or surrender: His financial situation is growing worse, but he's not ready to strike the flag. Also, strike one's flag. 1
  • verb without object flagged to fall off in vigor, energy, activity, interest, etc.: Public enthusiasm flagged when the team kept losing. 1
  • verb without object flagged to hang loosely or limply; droop. 1

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Origin of flagged

First appearance:

before 1475
One of the 25% oldest English words
1475-85; perhaps blend of flap (noun) and fag1 (noun) in obsolete sense “flap”

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Parts of speech for Flagged


flagged popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 98% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

flagged usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for flagged

adjective flagged

  • cobbled — A cobbled street has a surface made of cobblestones.
  • cemented — any of various calcined mixtures of clay and limestone, usually mixed with water and sand, gravel, etc., to form concrete, that are used as a building material.

Antonyms for flagged

verb flagged

  • rallied — to ridicule in a good-natured way; banter.
  • enhanced — enhancement
  • grew — simple past tense of grow.
  • increased — to make greater, as in number, size, strength, or quality; augment; add to: to increase taxes.
  • improved — to bring into a more desirable or excellent condition: He took vitamins to improve his health.

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