Definición de pennant en inglés:

pennant

Silabificación: pen·nant
Pronunciación: /ˈpenənt
 
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sustantivo

1North American A flag denoting a sports championship or other achievement.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Now, I never am one to hand trophies or pennants or championships to teams before they go out and show they can win it, but how many of you had the same thought?
  • He pulls out some pennants of our favourite sports teams and we taped them to some of the remaining wall space.
  • Inside, the place is awash in team pennants, neon beer logos and an Oscar-looking pool trophy.
2A tapering flag on a ship, especially one flown at the masthead of a vessel in commission. Also called pennon.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • A typical Fourth of July in New York City began with the roar of cannons and the unfurling of flags, pennants, and streamers from the masts of hundreds of ships around the harbor.
  • The last voyage of a hectic year was completed with her decommissioning pennant flying as she sailed form Fremantle to Fleet Base West.
  • During the service the traditional pennant, which declares to the enemy that prayers are being said and that the ‘ship should not be attacked’, flew from the chapel balcony.
2.1A long triangular or swallow-tailed flag, especially as a military ensign.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • A stage has been built in a hangar, where several hundred troops are waiting beneath five regimental pennants.
  • Old flags, pennants, war cries and songs are to be seen and heard on the streets once more.
  • If you have assigned vehicles, devise a marking system with pennants or small flags that helps you visualize how your platoon is arrayed or where it is located.
3 Nautical another term for pendant.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Moored ships moved restlessly, shifting and creaking, the forest of masts with their canopies of ropes and sails and pennants swaying ever so slightly in the breeze.

Origen

early 17th century: blend of pendant and pennon.

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Pronunciación: naʊs
noun
common sense; practical intelligence