[flag-muh n] /ˈflæg mən/
noun, plural flagmen.
a person who signals with a or lantern, as at a railroad crossing.
a person who has charge of or carries a .
noun (pl) -men
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
noun 1. a naval officer above the rank of captain, as a fleet admiral, admiral, vice-admiral, rear admiral, or commodore, who is entitled to display a flag indicating his or her rank. 2. (formerly) an officer in command of a fleet, squadron, or group of ships. noun 1. an officer in certain navies of the […]
noun, Military. 1. a white flag displayed as an invitation to the enemy to confer, or carried as a sign of peaceful intention by one sent to deal with the enemy. noun 1. a white flag indicating the peaceful intent of its bearer or an invitation to an enemy to negotiate
- Flag out
verb 1. (adverb) to register (a commercial vehicle) in a country other than the one in which it operates, usually in order to take advantage of favourable rates of taxation