Meaning of flagellant in English:

flagellant

Pronunciation /ˈfladʒ(ə)l(ə)nt/ /fləˈdʒɛl(ə)nt/

Translate flagellant into Spanish

noun

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

Origin

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