verb (used with object), flogged, flog·ging.
- to sell, especially aggressively or vigorously.
- to promote; publicize.
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Origin of flog
OTHER WORDS FROM flog
Example sentences from the Web for flog
The sentence of the court was carried out by a scourger, sometimes called flagellator, or flogger.
They were friends of the Bartons, and Old John, the ex-flogger, trained them in the art of cattle-lifting.
It was generally given out as "piece work" to one man, the "master-flogger," as you might term him, who employed the others.The Life Story of an Old Rebel|John Denvir
Two should hold her by the arms while the professional flogger seared the white soft back of her.The Adventures of Kathlyn|Harold MacGrath
I no more care for a flogging than a boy does at Eton: and only let the flogger beware—I will be a match for him, I warrant you.
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.