from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To beat severely with a whip or rod.
- transitive v. Informal To publicize aggressively: flogging a new book.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To whip or scourge someone or something as punishment.
- v. To use something to extreme; to abuse.
- v. To sell something.
- v. To steal something.
- v. To defeat easily or convincingly.
- v. To exploit.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To beat or strike with a rod or whip; to whip; to lash; to chastise with repeated blows.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To beat or strike.
- Specifically To whip; chastise with repeated blows, as of a rod or whip.
- To beat, in the sense of surpass; excel.
- In flshing, to lash (the water) with the line.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. beat with a cane
- v. beat severely with a whip or rod
I'll not fight yo, but I'll flog yo -- _flog yo_ -- d 'yo hear?'
And the only other thing that I'm here to flog is my book, as Anna Porter says.
Love how you cite kos as saying the source was somewhere other than his stew of diarists, who picked something up, expanded it to something they chose to "flog" - their words, and think that's a reliable source.
The carnival-like grounds are comprised of booths in a flea market-like setting where proprietors in canvas tents sell merchandise, independent record labels flog their artists, and magazine publishers and non-profit orgs ply their way.
By heavens, I'll make him obey, or I'll -- "-- Here Mr Easy stopped before the word flog was fairly out of his mouth, --" I'll know the reason why, Dr Middleton. "
DigitalBulletin says Virgin has said no more than it`ll offer a million tracks, the identical standard fare the Big Four record labels flog to all their customers at exorbitant wholesale prices.
Or fail like the word "flog" (a fake blog for promotional purposes)?
Last October, a "traveling blog" featuring a couple extolling the virtues of Wal-Mart during a pilgrimage through its stores turned out to be a fake blog (or "flog"), produced by the retail giant's media corporation, the international Edelman firm.
He's been so lazy these last few weeks, I think I need to flog him or something does anyone use the term "flog" anymore?
An addendum to the above, it's a pity that the Democrats are focusing on this issue to "flog" the Republicans before the elections.