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flag definition

  1. tv.
    to fail a course. : Pat flagged English again.
  2. n.
    the grade of F. : I'll get a flag on algebra for the semester.
  3. tv.
    to arrest someone. (See also flagged.) : They flagged Bob for speeding even though he was a judge.
  4. n.
    a headcloth or bandana, especially one that shows gang identity. (Streets.) : The kid wore a “flag” that alerted the officers to the fact that he was a gang member.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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