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flogged

[ flog, flawg ]SEE DEFINITION OF flogged

Synonyms for flogged

  • castigate
  • chastise
  • spank
  • beat
  • belt
  • cane
  • flagellate
  • flay
  • hide
  • hit
  • larrup
  • lather
  • leather
  • paddle
  • scourge
  • strike
  • stripe
  • thrash
  • trounce
  • wax
  • whack
  • whale
  • whomp
  • whop
  • ferule
  • flax
  • give the cat o'nine tails
  • tan one's hide
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Antonyms for flogged

  • compliment
  • fail
  • guard
  • lose
  • protect
  • tap
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FLOGGED

Boys were flogged when criminals were hanged, to impress the awful warning on them.

Boys were flogged at boundaries, to impress the boundaries on their memory.

None of us got flogged, nor were we even threatened with the gang-way.

But wayward children must, with all kindness, be flogged into obedience.

His eyes wandered, his lips trembled, and he looked like a man who had been flogged.

There are those here who would have you flogged if they heard you.

You know that I could have you triced to the triangle and flogged?'

They were turned over to their own people to be flogged in the presence of the officers.

Ye would have been flogged a dozen times, if I hadn't screened you.

He don't care for the cowhide; the more I get him flogged the worse he gets.

WORD ORIGIN

1670s, slang, perhaps a schoolboy shortening of Latin flagellare "flagellate." Related: Flogged; flogging.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FLOGGED

punished

adjectivedisciplined
  • birched
  • castigated
  • chastened
  • chastised
  • confined
  • corrected
  • debarred
  • defrocked
  • dismissed
  • executed
  • exiled
  • expelled
  • flogged
  • grounded
  • immured
  • imprisoned
  • incarcerated
  • lectured
  • penalized
  • reproved
  • scolded
  • sentenced
  • spanked
  • switched
  • whipped
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