- Flog is defined as to beat with a strap or stick as punishment.
An example of flog is to use corporal punishment to teach a student not to smoke at school.
- flogger noun
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transitive verb flogged flogged, flog·ging, flogs
- To beat severely with a whip or rod.
- Informal To publicize aggressively: flogging a new book.
Origin: Perhaps from alteration of Latin flagellāre; see flagellate.
- flogˈger noun