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Noun: flogging  fló-ging
  1. Beating with a whip, strap or rope as a form of punishment
    - whipping, tanning, lashing, flagellation
Verb: flog (flogged,flogging)  flóg
  1. Beat severely with a whip or rod
    "The teacher often flogged the students";
    - welt, whip, lather, lash, slash, strap, trounce, whale [N. Amer, informal]
  2. Beat with a cane
    - cane, lambaste, lambast
  3. [Brit, informal] Exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent
    "He flogged his house in January";
    - sell
  4. [Brit, informal] Travel with considerable effort
    "most of them cannot be bothered to flog over to a fruit farm when they can go to Sainsbury's and buy exotic fruit from all over the world"

Derived forms: floggings

Type of: beat, beat up, beating, change, drubbing, exchange, hiding [informal], interchange, lacing, licking, thrashing, trouncing, whacking, work over

Encyclopedia: Flogging