- (humorous) The act or practice of beating a dead horse, i.e. persisting beyond a reasonable point.
1999 October 31, Miriam Ruth Rocke, “Enough already (was Re: For those of us who can't be arsed)”, in uk.media.tv.buffy-v-slayer, Usenet:
- For now, though, and for here, I vote that instead of the current necrohippoflagellation, we, like, move on, put aside any grudges, and start talking about, like, Buffy.
- For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:necrohippoflagellation.