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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Flag as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

26 November 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Easy Crossword

We found 40 answers for the crossword clue 'Flag', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Easy Crossword.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Flag a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Flag as an answer itself some 193 times.

Flag is a single word clue made up of 4 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Easy Crossword' on Friday, 19 November 2021 with the answer being PENNON, but the most popular answer for this clue is IRIS.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • A conspicuously marked or shaped tail
  • Emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
  • Stratified stone that splits into pieces suitable as paving stones
  • Flagpole used to mark the position of the hole on a golf green
  • A listing printed in all issues of a newspaper or magazine (usually on the editorial page) that gives the name of the publication and the names of the editorial staff, etc.
  • Plants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals
  • Become less intense
  • Communicate or signal with a flag
  • Droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness
  • Provide with a flag; "Flag this file so that I can recognize it immediately"
  • Decorate with flags; "the building was flagged for the holiday"
  • A rectangular piece of fabric used as a signalling device

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

EBB
The outward flow of the tide

PIN
A club-shaped wooden object used in bowling; set up in triangular groups of ten as the target

SAG
Droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness

4 Letters

FADE
Gradually ceasing to be visible

HAIL
Enthusiastic greeting

IRIS
Diaphragm consisting of thin overlapping plates that can be adjusted to change the diameter of a central opening

JACK
Male donkey

SWAG
Goods or money obtained illegally

TIRE
Hoop that covers a wheel; "automobile tires are usually made of rubber and filled with compressed air"

WANE
A gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number)

WILT
Causing to become limp or drooping

5 Letters

ALERT
A warning serves to make you more alert to danger

DROOP
Droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness

WEARY
Exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress; "We wore ourselves out on this hike"

6 Letters

BANNER
Long strip of cloth or paper used for decoration or advertising

COLORS
A flag that shows its nationality

EASEUP
Reduce pressure or intensity; "he eased off the gas pedal and the car slowed down"

EMBLEM
Special design or visual object representing a quality, type, group, etc.

ENSIGN
Colors flown by a ship to show its nationality

PENNON
Wing of a bird

7 Letters

EARMARK
A distinctive characteristic or attribute

EASEOFF
Reduce pressure or intensity; "he eased off the gas pedal and the car slowed down"

FATIGUE
(always used with a modifier) boredom resulting from overexposure to something; "he was suffering from museum fatigue"; "after watching TV with her husband she had a bad case of football fatigue"; "the American public is experiencing scandal fatigue"; "political fatigue"

PENALTY
The act of punishing

PENNANT
A long flag; often tapering

RAINBOW
An illusory hope; "chasing rainbows"

8 Letters

LANGUISH
Lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through grief; "After her husband died, she just pined away"

MASTHEAD
The title of a newspaper or magazine; usually printed on the front page and on the editorial page

STANDARD
The ideal in terms of which something can be judged; "they live by the standards of their community"

STREAMER
Long strip of cloth or paper used for decoration or advertising

9 Letters

BLUEPETER
A blue flag with a white square in the center indicates that the vessel is ready to sail

FLAGSTONE
Stratified stone that splits into pieces suitable as paving stones

LOSESTEAM

SWORDLILY
Any of numerous plants of the genus Gladiolus native chiefly to tropical and South Africa having sword-shaped leaves and one-sided spikes of brightly colored funnel-shaped flowers; widely cultivated

TRICOLOUR
A flag having three colored stripes (especially the French flag)

UNIONJACK
National flag of the United Kingdom

10 Letters

FLEURDELIS

LOSESPIRIT

SIGNALFLAG
A rectangular piece of fabric used as a signalling device

SLACKENOFF
Become less intense

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