flag football

noun

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

1947


FLAG FOOTBALL Defined for English Language Learners

flag football

noun

Definition of flag football for English Language Learners

  • : 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


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