Definition of "flog" []

  • To beat severely with a whip or rod. (verb-transitive)
  • Informal To publicize aggressively: flogging a new book. (verb-transitive)
  • To beat harshly, esp with a whip, strap, etc (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To sell (verb)
  • (of a sail) to flap noisily in the wind (verb)
  • To make progress by painful work (verb)
  • To steal (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "flog" in a sentence
  • "I'll not fight yo, but I'll flog yo -- _flog yo_ -- d 'yo hear?'"
  • "And the only other thing that I'm here to flog is my book, as Anna Porter says."
  • "Love how you cite kos as saying the source was somewhere other than his stew of diarists, who picked something up, expanded it to something they chose to "flog" - their words, and think that's a reliable source."