verb (used with object), flogged, flog·ging.
- to sell, especially aggressively or vigorously.
- to promote; publicize.
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Origin of flog
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Example sentences from the Web for flog
But how hard is it to make a doll that looks like the picture of the doll you are using to flog the doll itself?ROFL : Dubious Prince William Doll Advert Banned For Not Being Accurate Representation|Tom Sykes|October 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But now, in the present climate, the number is handy for the Pentagon to flog around town, so there it is.Michael Tomasky: Politico Assists Pentagon Scaremongering|Michael Tomasky|November 23, 2011|DAILY BEAST
All I can say is, that I wish he was well, and could have us up and flog us all round, and so settle the matter off-hand.Digby Heathcote|W.H.G. Kingston
Thus the game was played to the end, it being a flog out from New Brighton to the Formby, and a run back each round.Yachting Vol. 2|Various.
He carried an ash-plant in his hand to flog the horse and to strike at the dogs that crossed his way.The King of Ireland's Son|Padraic Colum
He was minded to flog an Indian or two, and thus extract information; but calmer counsels prevailed.The Terms of Surrender|Louis Tracy
The masters here are very strict indeed, but they never flog, only lock them up in a dungeon, and have a soldier to guard it.The Story of the "Britannia"|E. P. Statham
British Dictionary definitions for flog
verb flogs, flogging or flogged
- to harp on some long discarded subject
- to pursue the solution of a problem long realized to be insoluble
Derived forms of flogflogger, nounflogging, noun
Word Origin for flog
Idioms and Phrases with flog
see beat a dead horse.