Meaning of flagellant in English:

flagellant

Translate flagellant into Spanish

noun

  • A person who subjects themselves or others to flogging, either as a religious discipline or for sexual gratification.

Pronunciation

flagellant

/ˈfladʒəl(ə)nt/ /fləˈdʒɛlənt/

Origin

Late 16th century from Latin flagellant- ‘whipping’, from the verb flagellare, from flagellum ‘whip’ (see flagellum).