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Definition of "pennant" []

  • Nautical A long, tapering, usually triangular flag, used on ships for signaling or identification. (noun)
  • A flag or an emblem similar in shape to a ship's pennant. (noun)
  • Sports A flag that symbolizes the championship of a league, especially a professional baseball league. (noun)
  • Sports The championship symbolized by such 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 "pennant" in a sentence
  • "Yankees manager Joe Girardi said losing the American League pennant is a tough way to end the season."
  • "Either way, though, the pennant is talking to the glass and both are telling us a lot about the relationship between these two characters."
  • "Close X 'Game 7: Tampa Bay 3, Boston 1 text75045c4308ab64bfcb8a506ba98fe347c =' MORE GAME 7 Box score Game story: Rays win pennant at home Emotional Garza seals the deal Red Sox ran out of magic Lopresti: Cinderella wears Rays jersey"