jog


1jog

verb \ˈjäg, ˈjg\
joggedjog·ging

Definition of JOG

transitive verb
1
:  to give a slight shake or push to :  nudge
2
:  to rouse to alertness <jogged his memory>
3
:  to cause (as a horse) to go at a jog
4
:  to align the edges of (piled sheets of paper) by hitting or shaking against a flat surface
intransitive verb
1
:  to move up and down or about with a short heavy motion <his … holster jogging against his hip — Thomas Williams>
2
a :  to run or ride at a slow trot
b :  to go at a slow, leisurely, or monotonous pace :  trudge
jog·ger \ˈjä-gər, ˈj-\ noun

Origin of JOG

probably alteration of shog
First Known Use: 1548

Rhymes with JOG

2jog

noun

Definition of JOG

1
:  a slight shake :  nudge
2
a :  a movement, pace, or instance of jogging (as for exercise)
b :  a horse's slow measured trot

First Known Use of JOG

1635

3jog

noun

Definition of JOG

1
a :  a projecting or retreating part (as of a line or surface)
b :  the space in the angle of a jog
2
:  a brief abrupt change in direction

Origin of JOG

probably alteration of 2jag
First Known Use: 1715

4jog

verb
joggedjog·ging

Definition of JOG

intransitive verb
:  to make a jog <the road jogs to the right>

First Known Use of JOG

1953

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