flag football


flag football

noun

: a form of American football in which the player with the ball is not tackled but instead must stop when another player removes a piece of cloth that is attached to the player's waist

Full Definition of FLAG FOOTBALL

:  a variation of football in which a player must remove a flag attached to the ballcarrier's clothing to stop the play

First Known Use of FLAG FOOTBALL

1954

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