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flaggy

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[ flag-ee ]
/ ˈflæg i /
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adjective, flag·gi·er, flag·gi·est.

flagging; drooping; limp.

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Origin of flaggy

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First recorded in 1555–65; flag3 + -y1

Definition for flaggy (2 of 3)

flaggy2
[ flag-ee ]
/ ˈflæg i /

adjective

consisting of or resembling flags or flagstone; laminate.

Origin of flaggy

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First recorded in 1840–50; flag4 + -y1

Definition for flaggy (3 of 3)

flaggy3
[ flag-ee ]
/ ˈflæg i /

adjective

abounding in, consisting of, or resembling flag plants.

Origin of flaggy

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First recorded in 1350–1400, flaggy is from the Middle English word flaggi.See flag2, -y1
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British Dictionary definitions for flaggy (1 of 2)

flaggy1
/ (ˈflæɡɪ) /

adjective -gier or -giest

drooping; limp

British Dictionary definitions for flaggy (2 of 2)

flaggy2
/ (ˈflæɡɪ) /

adjective

made of or similar to flagstone
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