1. [ noun ] (medicine) a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions
Synonyms: weal wheal wale
Related terms: injury flog
2. [ verb ] put a welt on; of garments or shoes
Related terms: add
3. [ verb ] beat severely with a whip or rod
Synonyms: whip lash slash flog strap trounce lather

"The teacher often flogged the students" "The children were severely trounced"

Related terms: beat cowhide flagellate cat horsewhip switch birch whip whipping lash whip beating wale
4. [ noun ] a raised or strengthened seam
Related terms: seam
Similar spelling:   welty