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 Dictionary entry overview: What does flagging mean? 

  The noun FLAGGING has 2 senses:

1. flagstones collectively
2. a walk of flagstones

  Familiarity information: FLAGGING used as a noun is rare.

FLAGGING (adjective)
  The adjective FLAGGING has 1 sense:

1. weak from exhaustion

  Familiarity information: FLAGGING used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1flagging [BACK TO TOP]


Flagstones collectively

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Context example:

there was a pile of flagging waiting to be laid in place

Hypernyms ("flagging" is a kind of...):

accumulation; aggregation; assemblage; collection (several things grouped together or considered as a whole)

Sense 2flagging [BACK TO TOP]


A walk of flagstones

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Context example:

the flagging in the garden was quite imaginative

Hypernyms ("flagging" is a kind of...):

paseo; walk; walkway (a path set aside for walking)

FLAGGING (adjective)

Sense 1flagging [BACK TO TOP]


Weak from exhaustion


drooping; flagging


tired (depleted of strength or energy)

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