Definition of blog in English:

blog

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Pronunciation: /blɒɡ
 
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noun

  • A personal website or web page on which an individual records opinions, links to other sites, etc. on a regular basis.
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    • I'm talking about a tightly woven group of citizens united by web cams, blogs, pod casts and instant messages.
    • Insider blogs - employee blogs, sanctioned but not controlled by the company they work for.
    • A blog, or web log to give the term its full name, is basically a journal available for other people to read on the web.

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
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    • 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
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    • 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.

Derivatives

blogger

noun
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  • 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.

Origin

1990s: abbreviation of weblog.

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