Definition of microblog in English:


Syllabification: mi·cro·blog
Pronunciation: /ˈmīkrōˌbläɡ


A social media site to which a user makes short, frequent posts: she announced her retirement on her microblog, bidding farewell to the sport
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  • Photos of her apparently lavish lifestyle on her microblog triggered suspicions that the organisation's funds had been misappropriated.
  • A passerby who saw the whole exchange then took a photo of the trio and uploaded it to his microblog.
  • Readers of your blog and microblogs learn more about who you are as a person, and as a researcher and professional.


early 21st century: from micro- + blog.

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