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blog

noun \ ˈblȯg , ˈbläg \
Updated on: 11 Nov 2017

Definition of blog

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

blogger

noun

blogging

noun

bloggy

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

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Origin and Etymology of blog

short for Weblog


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blog

verb, transitive + intransitive

Definition of blog

blogged; blogging
1 I : 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 T : to write or write about (something) on a blog
  • Appropriately, he blogged his own retirement on Monday.
  • —Tom Verducci

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

play \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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First Known Use of blog

1999


BLOG Defined for Kids

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blog

noun \ ˈblȯg , ˈbläg \

Definition of blog for Students

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

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blog

verb

Definition of blog for Students

blogged; blogging
: to write a blog

blogger

noun


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