Definition of flag football noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


flag football

BrE BrE//ˌflæɡ ˈfʊtbɔːl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌflæɡ ˈfʊtbɔːl//
[uncountable] (North American English) American football
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a type of American football played without the usual form of tackling. A tackle is made instead by pulling a piece of cloth from an opponent’s waistband. compare touch football See related entries: American football
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: flag football