[fluh-jish-uh s] /fləˈdʒɪʃ əs/
shamefully wicked, as persons, actions, or times.
heinous or flagrant, as a crime; infamous.
atrociously wicked; vicious; outrageous
“shamefully wicked, criminal,” late 14c., from Old French flagicieux or directly from Latin flagitiosus “shameful, disgraceful, infamous,” from flagitium “shameful act, passionate deed, disgraceful thing,” related to flagrum “a whip, scourge, lash,” flagitare “to demand importunately,” from PIE root *bhlag- “to strike.” Related: Flagitiously; flagitiousness.
[flag-ler] /ˈflæg lər/ noun 1. Henry Morrison, 1830–1913, U.S. financier and developer in Florida.
- Flag lieutenant
noun 1. an admiral’s ADC
[flag-muh n] /ˈflæg mən/ noun, plural flagmen. 1. a person who signals with a or lantern, as at a railroad crossing. 2. a person who has charge of or carries a . /ˈflæɡmən/ noun (pl) -men 1. a person who has charge of, carries, or signals with a flag, esp a railway employee
noun 1. the foreign flag under which merchant ships register in order to save on taxes or wages, or to avoid government regulations. noun 1. a national flag flown by a ship registered in that country to gain financial or legal advantage