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flaggy1

[flag-ee] /ˈflæg i/
adjective, flaggier, flaggiest.
1.
flagging; drooping; limp.
Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; flag3 + -y1

flaggy2

[flag-ee] /ˈflæg i/
adjective
1.
consisting of or resembling flags or flagstone; laminate.
Origin
1840-50; flag4 + -y1

flaggy3

[flag-ee] /ˈflæg i/
adjective
1.
abounding in, consisting of, or resembling flag plants.
Origin
1350-1400; Middle English flaggi. See flag2, -y1
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Examples from the web for flaggy
  • The bedding within this formation is typically well developed, and flaggy to thick.
  • Greenish glauconitic shale flaggy dolomite and flat-pebble limestone conglomerate.
  • Siltstone tends to be flaggy, splitting into thick layers and displaying current structures.
British Dictionary definitions for flaggy

flaggy1

/ˈflæɡɪ/
adjective -gier, -giest
1.
drooping; limp

flaggy2

/ˈflæɡɪ/
adjective
1.
made of or similar to flagstone
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