AskDefine | Define flog

Dictionary Definition



1 beat severely with a whip or rod; "The teacher often flogged the students"; "The children were severely trounced" [syn: welt, whip, lather, lash, slash, strap, trounce]
2 beat with a cane [syn: cane, lambaste, lambast] [also: flogging, flogged]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. To whip or scourge someone or something as punishment.
  2. In the context of "transitive|UK": To sell something.
  3. In the context of "transitive|Australian": To steal something.
  4. In the context of "transitive|Australian": To defeat.


Derived terms


to whip or scourge someone or something as punishment

See also


Verb form

  1. past tense of fliegen

Extensive Definition

Flog may refer to:
  • A photolog
    • A fake blog typically used as a sales tool
    • A flipped blog developed for subsequent sale
    • A family blog
    • A blog devoted to food, especially a food porn blog
    • A LifeLog
    • An acronym for "For Love of God"
    • A forced blog, such as those used by students to meet an academic requirement

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