Share this entry
American English: /dʒɑɡ/
British English: /dʒɒɡ/

Translation of jog in Spanish:

transitive verb -gg-

  • she jogged his elbow just as …
    le dio en el codo justo cuando …
    stop jogging the table!
    ¡deja de mover or sacudir la mesa!
    he jogged the cup out of my hand
    me empujó y me hizo tirar la taza
    to jog somebody's memory
    refrescarle la memoria a alguien

intransitive verb -gg-

  • 1 1.1 (run)
    Example sentences
    • And then, to my even greater astonishment, he turns and starts jogging back up the stairs.
    • I swirled around to face him and saw as he jogged up to catch up with me.
    • When I opened the door, I started jogging lightly up the stairs.
    1.2 (for exercise, enjoyment)
    hacer footing or jogging
    to go jogging
    salir a hacer footing or jogging
    salir a correr or a trotar
    1.3 (progress slowly) to jog along
    ir avanzando sin prisas or (Latin America tb) sin apuro
  • 2 (jolt, jerk) the bicycle jogged along the road
    la bicicleta iba dando tumbos por el camino
    the needle jogged out of its groove
    la aguja saltó del surco


  • 1 (no plural) 1.1 (for exercise, enjoyment)to go for a jog
    salir a correr or a trotar or a hacer footing or jogging
    Example sentences
    • It was early enough so that there were very few tourists around, and the people who could be seen were like us, out for a morning jog or power walk.
    • Then she changes into workout clothes and we head out for a morning jog.
    • He has his diamonds and ankle weights on and he's going for a jog.
    1.2 (pace) she set off at a jog
    salió trotando or al trote
    Example sentences
    • Feeling better, Noca increased her pace to a jog.
    • Her face automatically brightened and her pace increased into a jog.
    • In fact, she almost seemed to increase her pace to a jog, with Becky following suit a moment after her.
  • 2 (nudge) she gave his arm a jog
    le sacudió el brazo
    le dio en el brazo
    the film gave his memory a jog
    la película le refrescó la memoria
  • 3 (in direction) (American English) the road makes a jog to the left
    el camino de pronto tuerce a la izquierda
Definition of jog in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources