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blog

Syllabification: blog
Pronunciation: /bläɡ
 
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Definition of blog in English:

noun

A regularly updated website or web page, typically one run by an individual or small group, that is written in an informal or conversational style.
Example sentences
  • I wish they'd introduce a system for rating bus drivers like they do on blog listing sites.
  • Some blogs are product fan sites, and let the raves and rants about a product live under one roof.
  • We can watch it bubble up from blogs and activist sites and spread like a playground rumor.
Synonyms
blog, online journal/diary

verb (blogs, blogging, blogged)

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1Add new material to or regularly update a blog: it’s about a week since I last blogged
More example sentences
  • Recently he blogged about my favorite food cities: Barcelona and San Sebastian, and is now back in San Francisco.
  • It turned out that the winner was a housewife who blogged under a pseudonym (she revealed herself late in the contest).
  • Not everyone has blogged with such benign motives.
1.1 [with object] Write about (an event, situation, topic, etc.) in a blog: he blogged the Democratic and Republican national conventions as an independent
More example sentences
  • To my shame I missed blogging this story.
  • The kind of people who wrote journals enjoyed the anonymity of blogging their private thoughts to a public audience.
  • It sounds like a great adventure, and the best thing is that you can tag along with her because she is blogging her trip.

Origin

1990s: shortening of weblog.

Derivatives

blogger

1
noun
Example sentences
  • Again and again, he promised that the internet and bloggers would bring out the youth vote.
  • If you want to get on the right side of the blogosphere, treat bloggers with respect.
  • It's a story for the newspapers and the magazines and the online journals and the bloggers.

Words that rhyme with blog

agog, befog, bog, clog, cog, dog, flog, fog, frog, grog, hog, Hogg, hotdog, jog, log, nog, prog, slog, smog, snog, sprog, tautog, tog, trog, wog

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