flagging


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flag·ging 1

 (flăg′ĭng)
adj.
1. Declining; weakening: flagging strength.
2. Languid; drooping.

flag′ging·ly adv.

flag·ging 2

 (flăg′ĭng)
n.
A pavement laid with flagstones.

flagging

(ˈflæɡɪŋ)
n
(Building) flagstones or a flagged area

flag•ging1

(ˈflæg ɪŋ)

adj.
1. dwindling.
2. weak, fatigued, or drooping.
[1535–45; flag3 + -ing2]
flag′ging•ly, adv.

flag•ging2

(ˈflæg ɪŋ)

n.
1. flagstones collectively.
2. a pavement or walk of flagstones.
[1615–25; flag4 + -ing1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flagging - flagstones collectively; "there was a pile of flagging waiting to be laid in place"
aggregation, collection, accumulation, assemblage - several things grouped together or considered as a whole
2.flagging - a walk of flagstones; "the flagging in the garden was quite imaginative"
paseo, walkway, walk - a path set aside for walking; "after the blizzard he shoveled the front walk"
Adj.1.flagging - weak from exhaustion
tired - depleted of strength or energy; "tired mothers with crying babies"; "too tired to eat"

flagging

adjective weakening, failing, declining, waning, giving up, tiring, sinking, fading, decreasing, slowing down, deteriorating, wearying, faltering, wilting, ebbing The news will boost his flagging reputation.

flagging

adjective
Lacking energy and vitality or showing such a lack:
Translations

flagging

[ˈflægɪŋ] ADJ [strength] → que flaquea; [enthusiasm, interest] → que se enfría; [popularity, conversation] → que decae
he soon revived their flagging spiritsles levantó el ánimo rápidamente

flagging

[ˈflægɪŋ] adj (interest, enthusiasm) → affievolito/a
References in classic literature ?
The huge round pillars were intact; so to some extent was the stone flagging of hall and portico.
The lawyer roused his flagging resolution, and spoke to the purpose when he spoke next.
Through the sound of the shivering glass I could hear the "ting" of the gold, as some of the sovereigns fell on the flagging.