Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: flagstaff
IPA transcription: [fl'æɡst,æf]
Pronunciations of flagstaff
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: flagpole, flagstaff
    Meaning: a tall staff or pole on which a flag is raised
  • Synonyms: Flagstaff
    Meaning: a town in north central Arizona; site of an important observatory
Usage examples
  • The flagstaff was down, the stays having carried away, but in five minutes it could be put up again.
  • There were few such projections, but after creeping along the wall for a distance they saw the end of a broken flagstaff near the top edge.
  • The reeds are reflected in it and look double their height, and the trees mirror their branches there, seeming twice as leafy; and a red house with a white flagstaff on one of the banks becomes quite a little submarine palace.
  • The signal for a wreck was hoisted at the flagstaff, but when the signallman went to look for a wreck he could not find one. He searched along the shore and found the dead body of the captain, and a piece of splintered spar seven or eight feet long, on which the cabin boy had come ashore.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording History of the Grand Canyon area, License CC BY-SA 4.0