Pennant is a related term of colours.
As nouns the difference between pennant and colours
is that pennant
is a flag normally used by naval vessels to represent a special condition while colours
As a verb colours is
A flag normally used by naval vessels to represent a special condition.
# The broad pennant flown by commodores.
# The church pennant indicating religious services are taking place aboard ship.
# The commissioning pennant flown on ceremonial occasions.
(sports) The winning of a competition, represented by a flag.
A rope or strap to which a purchase is hooked.
- The New York Yankees have won the American League pennant far more often than any other team.
Not to be confused with pedant (one overly concerned with correctness), nor with pendant (a piece of jewellery).
* colors (US)
(plurale tantum, nautical) The national flag flown by a ship at sea.
(plurale tantum) The British military ceremony of raising the flag.
(sports, snooker) The balls that score more than one point in snooker. Yellow, green, brown, blue, pink, and black.