Flagpole meaning

flăgpōl
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A pole on which a flag is raised.
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A pole on which a flag is raised and flown.
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A tall pole up which one or more flags may be raised and flown.
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(slang) run (something) up the flagpole
  • To test (a plan, suggestion, draft, or idea) and then measure the response to it.
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Noun

Singular:
flagpole
Plural:
flag-poles, flagpoles

Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of flagpole