Definition of flagellant in English:

flagellant

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

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).

Pronunciation

flagellant

/ˈfladʒ(ə)l(ə)nt//fləˈdʒɛl(ə)nt/