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Definition of "flagman" [flag•man]

  • A man who signals with or carries a flag. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "flagman" in a sentence
  • "The best way to understand it is, all weapons are banned, you are NOT allowed to defend yourself, you have to wait for a police officer to get off his detail job (mandated for all road work unless you pay a flagman from the governors cousins company more than the cop’s overtime) to come to the “rescue”, with the firefighters that only now have to pass a single drug test."
  • "He tried too and then hastily called the flagman, John Miller."
  • "Later, the division superintendent called the flagman to his office to compliment him on the steadfastness with which he stuck to his story."