red flag

noun

Definition of red flag

  1. 1 :  a warning signal

  2. 2 :  something that attracts usually irritated attention

Examples of red flag in a Sentence

  1. Gaps in your employment history are red flags to employers.

  2. the résumé she accidentally left on the office printer was a red flag that she was planning to quit

First Known Use of red flag

1748


RED FLAG Defined for English Language Learners

red flag

noun

Definition of red flag for English Language Learners

  • : a warning sign : a sign that there is a problem that should be noticed or dealt with



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