flagpole

flagpole
/ˈflægpoʊl/ (say 'flagpohl)

noun
1. Also, flagstaff /ˈflægstaf/ (say 'flagstahf). a staff or pole on which a flag is displayed.
2. Colloquial the penis.
phrase
3. run (something) up the flagpole, Colloquial to test (an idea, proposal, etc.) by making it widely known.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

См. также в других словарях:

  • flagpole — ► NOUN ▪ a pole used for flying a flag …   English terms dictionary

  • flagpole — [flag′pōl΄] n. a pole on which a flag is raised and flown …   English World dictionary

  • flagpole — [[t]flæ̱gpoʊl[/t]] flagpoles N COUNT A flagpole is a tall pole on which a flag can be displayed. The new Namibian flag was hoisted up the flagpole …   English dictionary

  • flagpole — UK [ˈflæɡˌpəʊl] / US [ˈflæɡˌpoʊl] noun [countable] Word forms flagpole : singular flagpole plural flagpoles a tall thin pole used for hanging a flag on …   English dictionary

  • flagpole — flag•pole [[t]ˈflægˌpoʊl[/t]] n. Also called flagstaff a staff or pole on which a flag is or can be displayed. • run (something) up the flagpole Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • flagpole — noun Date: 1854 a pole on which to raise a flag …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • flagpole — /flag pohl /, n. a staff or pole on which a flag is or can be displayed. Also called flagstaff. [1880 85; FLAG1 + POLE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • flagpole — noun /ˈflæɡˌpoʊl/ A tall pole up which one or more flags may be raised and flown. Syn: flagstaff …   Wiktionary

  • Flagpole — Flag|pole [ flægpəʊl; engl. gleichbed.]: ↑ Flaggenmast …   Universal-Lexikon

  • flagpole — flag|pole [ˈflægpəul US poul] n a tall pole on which a flag hangs = ↑flagstaff …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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