blog

noun
\ ˈblȯg How to pronounce blog (audio) , 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 How to pronounce bloggy (audio) , 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 How to pronounce blogging (audio) , 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

Examples of blog in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun

On February 7th, Bezos went public with a lengthy blog post detailing his belief that AMI was blackmailing him. Liz Cantrell, Town & Country, "Jeff Bezos and MacKenzie Bezos Have Finalized Their Divorce," 4 Apr. 2019 Microsoft The new dashboard will be searchable via keyword and feature content like service and support updates, new blog posts, and the like. Mark Hachman, PCWorld, "Microsoft will ship the Windows 10 May 2019 Update in late May, giving you power over updates," 4 Apr. 2019 Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said in a blog post that will be published on Tuesday afternoon, according to a spokesman. Nat Ives, WSJ, "Facebook Axes Age, Gender and Other Targeting for Some Sensitive Ads," 19 Mar. 2019 As of the time this blog was published, a one-day pass to Disney World: Slaughterhouse Of Tomorrow was $122. Tom Philip, GQ, "Cool, Disney Parks Imagineers Are Making Actual *Killer Robots Now," 29 June 2018 The ruling was first reported last week by Chicago lawyer Ashley Brandt, who operates a blog about beverage industry legal issues. Josh Noel, chicagotribune.com, "Goose Island wins lawsuit over infected Bourbon County," 14 June 2018 Elizabeth Joy Burger followed Skelton’s blog for months before working up the nerve to e-mail her. Sarah Stankorb, Marie Claire, "The Daughters' Great Escape," 15 June 2018 For full coverage of Thursday's hearing, visit CBS News' live blog. Kathryn Watson, CBS News, "Trey Gowdy vs. Peter Strzok: 15 minutes of fiery exchanges," 12 July 2018 About three years ago, a woman traveling on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship visiting the island was seriously injured while zip-lining, Walker wrote on his blog Cruise Law News. Samantha Schmidt, ajc, "Tourists on honeymoon collide while zip-lining, leaving husband dead and wife injured," 10 July 2018

Recent Examples on the Web: Verb

Aside from her obvious athletic skills, Ohashi is a writer who blogs regularly about body image and other health topics. Jenny Mccoy, SELF, "5 Things to Know About Katelyn Ohashi, the UCLA Gymnast Whose Floor Routine Just Went Viral," 15 Jan. 2019 Villano, a freelance writer who blogs about family travel at Wandering Pod, is no novice. Mari-jane Williams, chicagotribune.com, "Finding the fun in a family road trip," 20 June 2018 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

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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

English Language Learners Definition of blog

: a Web site on which someone writes about personal opinions, activities, and experiences also : the things that a person writes on such a Web site

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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