flagged


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to flagged: flagged down, tottered

flag

1. verb To arrest someone. The police will flag all of us if they catch us drinking—we are underage, you know.
2. verb To fail something. You better study hard, or you'll flag this exam.
3. noun The grade of F on something. You better study hard or you'll get a flag on this exam.
4. noun A bandana worn to show one's gang affiliation. What color flag is that kid wearing? How dangerous do you think he is?

flagged

mod. arrested. Sally was flagged, and she called her fixer to come get her out.
See also: flag
References in classic literature ?
Their way, which led through fields that lay at some distance in the rear of the houses, was cheered by a conversation that flagged or became animated with the subject.
The current bore them along at a rapid rate; the light spirits of the Canadian voyageurs, which had occasionally flagged upon land, rose to their accustomed buoyancy on finding themselves again upon the water.
One evening, in Madame de Bellegarde's salon, the conversation had flagged most sensibly.
Then Tess suddenly flagged, and sank down upon the heap of wheat-ears at her feet.
It stood at one end of the main street, its classic portico and small-paned windows looking down a flagged path between Norway spruces to the slim white steeple of the Congregational church.
The vases on the stone terrace in the foreground catch the rain all day; and the heavy drops fall--drip, drip, drip--upon the broad flagged pavement, called from old time the Ghost's Walk, all night.