flogging flogging  /f ˈlɑ ɡɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) beat severely with a whip or rod
  2. (v) beat with a cane
  3. (n) beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment

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Usage(s):

  1. Beneath the impartial face of British Justice lies a streak of legal ruthlessness: through the centuries, Britons have found reasons for flogging people.
  2. A Sudanese judge convicted a woman journalist for violating the public indecency law by wearing trousers outdoors and fined her $200, but did not impose a feared flogging penalty.

News

  1. Killer texted plans from victim's home

    The street definition of “flogging” is to lie.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Times and Democrat

  2. He's nuts!!! Poet 'selling testicles to fund trip to Europe'

    A poet has declared he is selling his testicles to fund a holiday. Madcap Raffael Medina Brochero claims he is flogging his male parts for £12,800 so he can tour Europe with his poetry. He told a radio host in his home of Magdalena, Colombia, that he will give...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: New York Post

Quotes

  1. But Redknapp told his old mate Fergie: "There's no chance of it happening at all. Luka's key to everything that's happening at this place. Everybody knows what I think of him. And if you want to move on to higher levels you don't start flogging off...
    on May 26, 2010 By: Harry Redknapp Source: The Sun

  2. "The gaffer said there was no point flogging a dead horse and I have played too many minutes - and to be fair the international games were on two of the heaviest pitches I have played on," Doyle told the Reading Evening Post. "As a player I...
    on Sep 19, 2007 By: Kevin Doyle Source: Derby Evening Telegraph

  3. "If I had it in my grasp I would take them out behind the international woodshed and give them an intellectual and rhetorical flogging, the like of which they would never forget," Lewis told a news conference.
    on Feb 27, 2007 By: Stephen Lewis Source: Reuters.uk

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