- the nameplate of a newspaper.
- masthead (def. 1).
- the name of a newspaper as printed on the editorial page.
Idioms about 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.
Origin of flag1
OTHER WORDS FROM flagflagger, nounflagless, adjective
Words nearby flag
Other definitions for flag (2 of 4)
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Origin of flag4
OTHER WORDS FROM flagflagger, noun
How to use flag in a sentence
Let’s say your site was flagged by Google search as having a security issue, be it malware or maybe your site appeared to be hacked.Google tests reporting security issue false positives in Search Console|Barry Schwartz|August 26, 2020|Search Engine Land
Amid a flagging economy — Pennsylvania was 47th in job creation under his watch — Corbett became in 2014 the first incumbent Pennsylvania governor to lose reelection since 1854.
However, once an account has been flagged as a close relation to a user, it doesn’t stay in the top place for long.How to optimize for the Instagram algorithm in 2020|Julia Miashkova|August 19, 2020|Search Engine Watch
That day, a prominent march was planned at the historic Red Fort, where India’s prime minister traditionally hoists the flag on Independence Day.How India became the world’s leader in internet shutdowns|Katie McLean|August 19, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Melnyk said police on Friday arrested a protester who hung a rainbow flag on the gates of Poland’s Justice Ministry.Poland’s LGBTQ activists confront growing crackdown|Kaela Roeder|August 14, 2020|Washington Blade
Beyond the huge American flag that hung over the street, the mile-long mass of cops ended.
There is only sand, a white ball, and a flag indicating the hole.
When the game starts, there is only sand, a white ball, a flag indicating hole 1, and a “0” at the top of the screen.
But quite unlike the schmuck, and this is the fun part, they never run up the white flag; indeed quite the opposite.Steve Scalise and the Right’s Ridiculous Racial Blame Game|Michael Tomasky|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
One of the honor guard approached with slow, measured steps and presented the flag to a uniformed captain.Choking Back Tears, Thousands of Cops Honor Fallen Officer Ramos|Michael Daly|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Truly the flag of Britain was trailing in the mire, or these men would not have dared to address him in that fashion.
A white woman, Mrs. Henry Jacobi, who had been taken prisoner early in the month, crossed the plain holding a white flag.
Don't you see him right behind that little man in yellow who is carrying a big blue flag?Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
Thus shall we see the destinies of this country guided under the orange and red flag.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
A fearsome struggle would surge around that tower where the British flag was flying.
British Dictionary definitions for flag (1 of 4)
- to assert a claim, as to a territory or stretch of water, by military presence
- informal to be present; make an appearance
- to relinquish command, esp of a ship
- to submit or surrender