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FLOGGING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does flogging mean? 

FLOGGING (noun)
  The noun FLOGGING has 1 sense:

1. beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment

  Familiarity information: FLOGGING used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FLOGGING (noun)


Sense 1flogging [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

flagellation; flogging; lashing; whipping; tanning

Hypernyms ("flogging" is a kind of...):

beating; drubbing; lacing; licking; thrashing; trouncing; whacking (the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "flogging"):

self-flagellation (self-punishment inflicted by whipping)

horsewhipping (the act of whipping with a horsewhip)


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