What does flagging mean?

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ˈflæg ɪŋflag·ging

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flaggingnoun

    flagstones collectively

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

  2. flaggingadjective

    a walk of flagstones

    "the flagging in the garden was quite imaginative"

  3. drooping, flaggingadjective

    weak from exhaustion


  1. flagging

    Flagging generally refers to the act of marking or identifying something for attention or action. It can be used in various contexts like computer programming, email communication, project management, etc., to indicate issues, problems or the need for review or response.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flagging

    of Flag

  2. Flaggingnoun

    a pavement or sidewalk of flagstones; flagstones, collectively

  3. Flaggingadjective

    growing languid, weak, or spiritless; weakening; delaying


  1. Flagging

    Flagging is a colored non-adhesive tape used in marking objects. It is commonly made of PVC or vinyl, and wood fibre cellulose-based biodegradable flagging also exists.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of flagging in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of flagging in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of flagging in a Sentence

  1. Jen Psaki:

    Within the Surgeon General’s Office, we’re flagging posts for Facebook that spread disinformation, we’re working with doctors and medical professionals to connect medical experts with people, who are popular with their audiences, with accurate information and boost trusted content. So, we’re helping get trusted content out there.

  2. Leigh Hunt:

    If you are ever at a loss to support a flagging conversation, introduce the subject of eating.

  3. Brandon Rola:

    Officers were running around flagging down trucks, trying to see if anyone in the area had a shovel, we were using (EMTs') back braces to try to remove snow. People were clawing at it. Eventually, between good Samaritans, truck drivers coming by with shovels in their beds, we were able to get a decent amount of shovels.

  4. Doug Boucher:

    The impetus to set up a global trading market has been flagging over the last few years, if I were to place a bet, it probably won't happen.

  5. Paula Shrewsbury:

    Egg laying can damage the tips of the trees, and the tips of the trees will die back — it's called flagging.

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    (used of persons) bound to a tract of land; hence their service is transferable from owner to owner
    A adscripted
    B proprietary
    C ectomorphic
    D appellative

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