Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who flogs.
  • n. A lightweight whip with multiple lashes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who flogs.
  • n. A kind of mallet for beating the bung stave of a cask to start the bung.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who flogs.
  • n. A mallet used to beat the bung-stave of a cask to loosen the bung.
  • n. In bridge, a separate score-sheet or-book in which the winnings and losings on each rubber are entered. Also called wash-book.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a torturer who flogs or scourges (especially an official whose duty is to whip offenders)

Etymologies

flog +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • One of the protest groups, known as April 6, said a notorious police commander in Alexandria, known as the "flogger of the activists," had been promoted to a top security position in the city.

    Egyptians rally, demand trials for police shooters

  • It is generally stated that the flogger is a sexual pervert, a Sadist, and undoubtedly there are pathological cases where men find sexual gratification in inflicting or in watching the infliction of pain.

    A Dominie in Doubt

  • LH: Your work, like the work of Rachel Zolf, Margaret Christakos, and others--Dennis Lee for example--privileges sound over meaning. i love the word "flogger" and "lammy" and of course their sound suggests meaning to me, but what do you say to readers who are looking for more representative imagery, more meaning?

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • But if there is a large quantity this does not pay, and the contractor brings in another artist called a "flogger," who, in nine cases out of ten, in my time, was an Irishman.

    The Life Story of an Old Rebel

  • ya know 'flogger' is a good name for a lamb...only a few years 'til the 'F' animals, right farmgirl?

    Soup & Sandwich

  • I wore my leather vest with a chain, my cheap-ass "executioner" mask, carried an axe and chained the flogger to my arm so it hung right at hand level, and went as a torturer.

    Snow Queen

  • In the 18th century, a captain could be both a patriarch and a tyrant, a drinker and flogger.

    Why must a captain never leave a sinking ship?

  • James Cook a more enthusiastic flogger than Bligh, the author notes, but Bligh had been, I think, over-promoted.

    Bounteous Misperceptions

  • Microsoft has emerged as a chief flogger of an antitrust case against Google.

    The Trustbusters' Last Meal Ticket

  • You may bring your own flogger or purchase one from Babeland.

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