from The Century Dictionary.

  • Limp; drooping; languid; failing.
  • noun The act of laying with flagstones, as a sidewalk.
  • noun Flagstones collectively; a pavement or sidewalk of flagstones.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A pavement or sidewalk of flagstones; flagstones, collectively.
  • adjective Growing languid, weak, or spiritless; weakening; delaying.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of flag.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a walk of flagstones
  • adjective weak from exhaustion
  • noun flagstones collectively


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  • My use as an adjective: 'The flagging climbers appreciated the food and rest.'

    August 22, 2011

  • flagstones (collectively)

    December 27, 2020