flog


flog

verb

Definition of FLOG

1
to strike repeatedly with something long and thin or flexible <a graphic depiction of a sailor being flogged by the captain for disobeying orders>
3
British  to move heavily or clumsily <for most of the night, searchers flogged through the marsh, crying out for the lost child>
Related Words drag, flop, haul; blunder, careen, dodder, lurch, reel, stagger, sway, teeter, totter, waddle, weave, wobble (also wabble)
Near Antonyms drift, float, hang, hover, poise, waft
4
British  to proceed or act clumsily or ineffectually <ignoring the groans and catcalls that his speech was provoking, the backbencher flogged away>
Near Antonyms coast, fly, glide, kilt, sail, zip, zoom

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