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PENNANT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does pennant mean? 

PENNANT (noun)
  The noun PENNANT has 3 senses:

1. the award given to the champion
2. a flag longer than it is wide (and often tapering)
3. a long flag; often tapering

  Familiarity information: PENNANT used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


PENNANT (noun)


Sense 1pennant [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The award given to the champion

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

pennant; crown

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

accolade; award; honor; honour; laurels (a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction)


Sense 2pennant [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A flag longer than it is wide (and often tapering)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

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

flag; signal flag (a rectangular piece of fabric used as a signalling device)


Sense 3pennant [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A long flag; often tapering

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

pennon; waft; pennant; streamer

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

flag (emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "pennant"):

pennoncel; pennoncelle; penoncel (a small pennant borne on a lance)


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