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 (flŏg, flôg)
tr.v. flogged, flog·ging, flogs
1. To beat severely with a whip or rod.
2. Informal To publicize aggressively: flogging a new book.

[Perhaps from alteration of Latin flagellāre; see flagellate.]

flog′ger n.
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Noun1.flogger - a torturer who flogs or scourges (especially an official whose duty is to whip offenders)
torturer - someone who inflicts severe physical pain (usually for punishment or coercion)


[ˈflɒgəʳ] Npartidario/a m/f del restablecimiento de la pena de azotes
References in classic literature ?
How could the flogger of urchins be otherwise than animated and joyous?
The flogger is required by Shariah law to keep his elbow fixed to his side therefore making a full power swing of the cane impossible.
It chronicles the problems and successes of a "black" program designed to acquaint America's fighter force with the flying and fighting characteristics of the MiG-17 Fresco, MiG-21 Fishbed, and MiG-23 Flogger.
For what it is worth, former England striker, crisp flogger and Match of the Day sofa man Gary Lineker has lent his support - via a tweet - to Cardiff-based group Baby Queens (two of their number are from North Wales).
Filmmaker Abdullah Al Kbi, jewellery designer Nadine Kanso, food flogger Samantha Wood and DJ-girl-about-town Simone Heng have all been tapped by US channel CNN to share their Dubai must-dos in an upcoming episode of the channek's CNNGo travel show.
After 10 extremely painful lashes she said, I was numbed and I could only hear the mocking and the laughter of the soldiers standing around and asking the flogger to beat harder.
While en route to South Korea aboard commercial Korean Air Lines Flight 007, Georgia Congressman Larry McDonald and 268 others were lost at sea, when a Soviet MiG-23 Flogger and three Soviet Su-15 Flagon fighters intercepted and shot down the plane over Sakhalin Island, in the Sea of Japan.
in profile--a flogger, in front of a red sea or desert, and next to him a pile of shoes-rubbish which feels like it will follow him wherever he goes'.
As it happens, I am not some hanger and flogger who thinks prisons need to be a hell on earth where the inmates are fed on bread, water, brutality and hard labour.
Just today I had a woman come in and ask for a flogger.
The photos in the book are OK; a few show the typical rough construction of the various MiGs, especially the Flogger.
For example, a flogger of good quality should be weight-balanced from the falls (strands for whipping) to the handle and the center point should produce a 45 degree angle.