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Meaning of FLOG

Pronunciation:  flâg

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  beat severely with a whip or rod; "The teacher often flogged the students"; "The children were severely trounced"
  2. [v]  beat with a cane

FLOG is a 4 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: cane, lambast, lambaste, lash, lather, slash, strap, trounce, welt, whip
 See Also: beat, beat up, birch, cat, cowhide, flagellate, horsewhip, scourge, switch, work over



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Flog\ (fl[o^]g), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Flogged} (fl[o^]gd);
p. pr. & vb. n. {Flogging} (-g[i^]ng).] [Cf. Scot. fleg blow,
stroke, kick, AS. flocan to strike, or perh. fr. L.
flagellare to whip. Cf. {Flagellate}.]
To beat or strike with a rod or whip; to whip; to lash; to
chastise with repeated blows.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: baste, bastinado, beat, belabor, belt, birch, buffet, cane, castigate, chastise, club, cowhide, cudgel, cut, drub, flagellate, flail, flay, fustigate, give a whipping, give the stick, goad, hide, horsewhip, knout, lace, larrup, lash, lather, lay on, needle, nudge, pistol-whip, poke, pommel, prick, prod, promote, publicize, pummel, punish, rawhide, scourge, sell, smite, spank, spur, sting, strap, stripe, swinge, switch, thrash, thresh, thump, trounce, truncheon, wallop, whale, whip, whop