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Definition of Pennant


  1. A small flag; a pennon. The narrow, / long, pennant (called also whip or coach whip) is a long, narrow piece of bunting, carried at the masthead of a government vessel in commission. The board pennant is an oblong, nearly square flag, carried at the masthead of a commodore's vessel.
  2. A rope or strap to which a purchase is hooked.

Pennant Quotations

Just give me 25 guys on the last year of their contracts; I'll win a pennant every year.
Sparky Anderson

If your man is a sports enthusiast, you may have to resign yourself to his spouting off in a monotone on a prize fight, football game or pennant race.
Marilyn Monroe

And if I have my choice between a pennant and a triple crown, I'll take the pennant every time.
Carl Yastrzemski

If we're going to win the pennant, we've got to start thinking we're not as good as we think we are.
Casey Stengel

Son, we'd like to keep you around this season but we're going to try and win a pennant.
Casey Stengel
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Pennant Translations

pennant in German is Wimpel, Stander
pennant in Swedish is vimpel
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