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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [flag-stohn]
    • /ˈflægˌstoʊn/
    • /ˈflæɡ.stəʊn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [flag-stohn]
    • /ˈflægˌstoʊn/

Definitions of flagstone word

  • noun flagstone Also called flag. a flat stone slab used especially for paving. 1
  • noun flagstone flagstones, a walk, terrace, etc., paved with flagstones. 1
  • noun flagstone rock, as sandstone or shale, suitable for splitting into flagstones. 1
  • noun flagstone A flat stone slab, typically rectangular or square, used for paving. 1
  • noun flagstone stone slab 1
  • noun plural flagstone stone-slab paving 1

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Origin of flagstone

First appearance:

before 1720
One of the 49% newest English words
First recorded in 1720-30; flag4 + stone

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Parts of speech for Flagstone


flagstone popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 71% 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".

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Synonyms for flagstone

verb flagstone

  • surface — the outer face, outside, or exterior boundary of a thing; outermost or uppermost layer or area.
  • tile — a thin slab or bent piece of baked clay, sometimes painted or glazed, used for various purposes, as to form one of the units of a roof covering, floor, or revetment.
  • brick — Bricks are rectangular blocks of baked clay used for building walls, which are usually red or brown. Brick is the material made up of these blocks.
  • gravel — small stones and pebbles, or a mixture of these with sand.
  • tar — a sailor.

noun flagstone

  • sidewalk — a walk, especially a paved one, at the side of a street or road.
  • road — a long, narrow stretch with a smoothed or paved surface, made for traveling by motor vehicle, carriage, etc., between two or more points; street or highway.
  • concrete — Concrete is a substance used for building which is made by mixing together cement, sand, small stones, and water.
  • asphalt — Asphalt is a black substance used to make the surfaces of things such as roads and playgrounds.
  • paving stone — slab used to lay a path

Antonyms for flagstone

verb flagstone

  • strip — to cut, tear, or form into strips.
  • dig up — to break up, turn over, or remove earth, sand, etc., as with a shovel, spade, bulldozer, or claw; make an excavation.

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