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flag football

noun

Simple Definition of flag football

  • : 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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of flag football

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

1954

First Known Use of flag football

1954


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