blog

noun
\ ˈblȯg, ˈbläg\

Definition of blog

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 computers : a website that contains online personal reflections, comments, and often hyperlinks, videos, and photographs provided by the writer also : the contents of such a site
2 : a regular feature appearing as part of an online publication that typically relates to a particular topic and consists of articles and personal commentary by one or more authors a technology blog

blog

verb
blogged; blogging

Definition of blog (Entry 2 of 2)

1 intransitive : to write or have a blog He released experimental versions, blogged about his game-design decisions as he made them and uploaded … videos to YouTube.— Harry McCracken
2 transitive : to write or write about (something) on a blog Appropriately, he blogged his own retirement on Monday.— Tom Verducci

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Other Words from blog

Noun

bloggy \ ˈblȯ-​gē , ˈblä-​ \ adjective bloggier; bloggiest
… traditional media are trying to adapt to a bloggier, more opinionated age … — James Poniewozik

Verb

blogger noun, plural bloggers
As the recession decimated stores, brands, and businesses, not to mention the desire to shop, bloggers were there, lavishing attention on fashion, cheerleading its relevance. — Mark Holgate
blogging \ ˈblȯ-​giŋ , ˈblä-​ \ noun
Many soldiers also find blogging a useful way to help deal with reorientation to civilian life in the United States—what Vietnam vets called being "back in the world." — Brad Knickerbocker

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Recent Examples on the Web: Noun

Bed Bath & Beyond also tweeted a blog post specifically targeted at people staying home on New Year’s Eve. E.j. Dickson, Vox, "How brands are capitalizing on your lack of plans.," 26 Dec. 2018 In a recent blog post, Joanna opened up about her favorite holiday traditions—and how having new baby Crew has changed the way the family of seven celebrates. Taysha Murtaugh, Country Living, "Chip and Joanna Released a Christmas Playlist So You Can Listen to All Their Favorite Songs," 23 Dec. 2018 In 2017, founder and former CEO Travis Kalanick was ousted, after reports of Uber’s alleged culture of machismo and a blog post about its purported institutional sexism went viral. Chavie Lieber, Vox, "Uber and Lyft are racing each other to go public. Here’s why.," 12 Dec. 2018 Joe Belfiore, corporate vice president of Windows, said in the blog post announcing the shift. Brad Chacos, PCWorld, "Microsoft Edge embraces open-source Chromium code, plans move to Windows 7, 8, and Macs," 6 Dec. 2018 In 1997, years before a casting agent discovered Joanna Gaines through a 2012 blog post on DesignMom.com, Darryl Carter was a Washington, D.C.-area lawyer with a passion for decorating when his home landed on the cover of Metropolitan Home magazine. Laura Fenton, Curbed, "How the ‘modern farmhouse’ look took over," 21 Nov. 2018 The action will involve a number of steps, according to the blog post. Hanna Howard, Teen Vogue, "Instagram Announces Steps Against Inauthentic Engagement on the App," 19 Nov. 2018 In Bill’s public business blog posts and reflections, Sue was a regular character. Sean Elder, Town & Country, "The War of The Grosses: Inside the Bitter Divorce Battle of the Laguna Beach "Bond King"," 22 Oct. 2018 For the full tutorial, complete with specific measurements and even a helpful video, visit Meaghan's original blog post. Taysha Murtaugh, Country Living, "Dollar-Store Tea Lights Make the Most Boo-tiful Halloween Ghosts Ever," 2 Oct. 2018

Recent Examples on the Web: Verb

As reported earlier this month in the Journal, plant lovers ceaselessly blog about them, buy them on subscription sites and post photos on Facebook and Instagram. Joe Queenan, WSJ, "The Dark Secrets of America’s Millennial Plant Lovers," 26 July 2018 Kelly, who blogs about regional security, said the news could be related to a nuclear safety issue — there was a deadly collapse at the main test site in recent months — or to a concession made by the South that isn't yet known. Matt Stiles, latimes.com, "North Korea says it will suspend nuclear and missile testing," 21 Apr. 2018 The risks aren’t just around premature birth, as Laura Einstetler, a pilot for a major U.S. airline who blogs as Captain Laura learned first-hand. Mark Ellwood, Condé Nast Traveler, "What Happens to Babies Born on Planes," 26 Oct. 2018 Molina, who blogs about parenthood at MommyMafia.com, decided to treat herself since it was parked near her workout spot. Joseph Pisani, USA TODAY, "Who's that selling steaks, seafood and toys in a parking lot? It's Amazon's Treasure Truck," 14 June 2018 Stephen Wolf with the liberal politics blog Daily Kos estimated that a nonpartisan map in North Carolina could give Democrats anywhere from two to five more seats in Congress. Amber Phillips, Washington Post, "The Supreme Court just gave Republicans a big break on gerrymandering," 18 June 2018 Thabiti Anyabwile is a pastor and author in Washington, D.C., and blogs regularly at Pure Church and The Front Porch. Thabiti Anyabwile, Washington Post, "Overturning Roe v. Wade isn’t worth compromising with Trump, my fellow evangelicals," 28 June 2018 Gabriel, who currently works at a bike shop, used it to study for his graduate degree in library sciences, while Sarah uses it to blog and write about their lifestyle. Anna Zambelli, Good Housekeeping, "Meet the Couple Who Live Like It's 1890," 3 Nov. 2015 Lyman Stone, a Vox columnist, is a regional population economics researcher who blogs at In a State of Migration. Lyman Stone, Vox, "This Mother’s Day, honor Mom by backing parental leave," 11 May 2018

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First Known Use of blog

Noun

1999, in the meaning defined above

Verb

1999, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for blog

Noun

short for Weblog

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blog

noun
\ ˈblȯg, ˈbläg\

Kids Definition of blog

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a Web site on which someone writes about personal opinions, activities, and experiences

blog

verb
blogged; blogging

Kids Definition of blog (Entry 2 of 2)

: to write a blog

Other Words from blog

blogger noun

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