Pronunciation: (pen'unt),[key] —n. 1. a long, tapering flag or burgee of distinctive form and special significance, borne on naval or other vessels and used in signaling or for identification.
2. any relatively long, tapering flag.
3. a flag serving as an emblem of victory or championship, esp. in baseball.
4. Music.hook (def. 12a).
5. Naut.pendant (def. 6).