From flog + -worthy.
flogworthy (comparative flogworthier or more flogworthy, superlative flogworthiest or most flogworthy)
Last modified on 14 June 2012, at 19:02
- Worthy of flogging or to be flogged; (by extension) deserving of punishment; punishable.
- 1778, Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele, The Spectator:
- Mr. Marples with drunken motorists, Sir David Eccles with middle-class undergraduates, Mr. Vosper with flogworthy delinquents, Mr. Macleod with defederating Rhodesians, [...]