flogging vs tanning what difference

what is difference between flogging and tanning

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈflɒɡɪŋ/

Noun

flogging (countable and uncountable, plural floggings)

  1. Infliction of punishment by dealing blows or whipping.
    What lawbreakers like that need is a good flogging. Do that and watch the crime rate plummet.

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Verb

flogging

  1. present participle of flog


English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈtænɪŋ/

Verb

tanning

  1. present participle of tan

Noun

tanning (countable and uncountable, plural tannings)

  1. The process of making leather, which does not easily decompose, from the skins of animals, which do.
  2. The acquisition of a tan, either by exposure to the sun, or artificially.
  3. (informal) A spanking.

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See also

  • tan someone’s hide

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