Definition of Flog in English :

Define Flog in English

Flog meaning in English

Meaning of Flog in English

Pronunciation of Flog in English

Flog pronunciation in English

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1. flog, lash, lather, slash, strap, trounce, welt, whip

beat severely with a whip or rod

Example Sentences:
'The teacher often flogged the students'
'The children were severely trounced'

2. cane, flog, lambast, lambaste

beat with a cane

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verbWord forms: flogs, flogging or flogged
1. (transitive)
to beat harshly, esp with a whip, strap, etc
2. (transitive) British slang
to sell
3. (intransitive)
(of a sail) to flap noisily in the wind
4. (intransitive)
to make progress by painful work
5. New Zealand
to steal
6.  flog a dead horse
7.  flog to death

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verb transitiveWord forms: flogged or ˈflogging
to beat with a strap, stick, whip, etc., esp. as punishment
2.  British, Slang
to sell

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tr.v. flogged, flog·ging, flogs
1. To beat severely with a whip or rod.
2. Informal To publicize aggressively: flogging a new book.

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