What is another word for flogging?

Pronunciation: [flˈɒɡɪŋ] (IPA)

Flogging is a form of punishment that involves beating with a whip or a stick. However, there are many other words that can be used as synonyms for this term. One such word is lashing, which means to strike repeatedly with a whip. Another synonym is flagellation, which refers to the act of whipping as a form of punishment. Other words that can be used as synonyms for flogging include birching, caning, and cowhiding. While all of these words refer to the act of beating someone as a form of punishment, they can vary in intensity and severity depending on the context in which they are used.

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Usage examples for Flogging

When men see the futility of dependence on flogging for developing energetic strength of character they will study the influence of play to the great advantage of racial vigour, and courage, and moral energy.
"Dickens As an Educator"
James L. (James Laughlin) Hughes
But, first of all, I shall spend the whole morning flogging Kazimbi here.
"The Luck of Gerard Ridgeley"
Bertram Mitford
Then he walked along behind, flogging the burro into action, but still they lagged to the rear.
"Shadow Mountain"
Dane Coolidge

Famous quotes with Flogging

  • Magazines and advertising are flogging the idea that you have to keep changing things and get something new. I think that's balls - evil. But obviously that's your livelihood.
    Robin Day
  • He must have known me if he had seen me as he was wont to see me, for he was in the habit of flogging me constantly. Perhaps he did not recognize me by my face.
    Anthony Trollope
  • I have to say I'm all for public flogging. One type of criminal that a public humiliation might work particularly well with are the juvenile delinquents, a lot of whom consider it a badge of honor to be sent to juvenile detention. And it might not be such a cool thing in the 'hood' to be flogged publicly.
    Ann Coulter

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