Flog meaning

flŏg, flôg
(informal) To publicize aggressively.

Flogging a new book.

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(informal) To actively promote or deal in.
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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.

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To beat severely with a whip or rod.
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To beat with a strap, stick, whip, etc., esp. as punishment.
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To whip or scourge someone or something as punishment.
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To use something to extreme; to abuse.
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(UK) To sell something.
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(Australia, New Zealand) To steal something.
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(Australia, New Zealand) To defeat easily or convincingly.
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(agriculture) To exploit.
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Origin of flog

  • Perhaps from alteration of Latin flagellāre flagellate

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition