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 blog (audio) , ˈblä-​ \ adjective bloggier; bloggiest
… traditional media are trying to adapt to a bloggier, more opinionated age … — James Poniewozik

Verb

blogging \ ˈblȯ-​giŋ How to pronounce blog (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 In a blog post, Shake Shack said both the sandwich and bites include gochujang, a spicy red chili paste. Coral Murphy, USA TODAY, "Shake Shack launches Korean-inspired chicken sandwich and tenders," 6 Jan. 2021 One clue to their complexity is a blog post that appeared on the liberal website Daily Kos a month after Trump’s election in 2016. Jackson Lears, The New York Review of Books, "Orthodoxy of the Elites," 5 Jan. 2021 Hopkins died in Arkansas in 2008 and historians believed there were no other Civil War widows left in the nation, the blog post stated. Joelle Goldstein, PEOPLE.com, "Last Known Surviving Widow of a Civil War Veteran Dies at 101 in Missouri," 5 Jan. 2021 In a blog post for KonMari, the organization maven offered three specific rules for these types of gifts: Open them immediately. Danielle Harling, House Beautiful, "Organization Maven Marie Kondo Provides 3 Rules on What You Should Do With Gifts That Don't Spark Joy," 31 Dec. 2020 The company has a blog post that offers tips to help users get past video fatigue from any videoconferencing platform, the spokesperson said. Ann-marie Alcántara, WSJ, "Video Chatting Became Popular in 2020, and Improved Along the Way," 31 Dec. 2020 Pinksocks Life raised the money and donated 1,337 pink socks to the school, Adkins wrote in a blog post. Christina Zdanowicz, CNN, "El Paso teacher whose video of students hugging became a national sensation dies from Covid-19," 31 Dec. 2020 Beginning on September 9, temperatures in Albuquerque plummeted from a high of 97 degrees to lows of 39 degrees, wrote John C. Mittermeier in an October blog post for the American Bird Conservancy. Alex Fox, Smithsonian Magazine, "Southwest Bird Die-Off Caused by Long-Term Starvation," 29 Dec. 2020 The Instagram blog post announcing the redesign said that the change will support small businesses and connect people with their favorite brands and creators. Nazanin Andalibi, Quartz, "Instagram’s Shop tab is the perfect example of the dangers of surveillance capitalism," 29 Dec. 2020 Recent Examples on the Web: Verb After launching the Studio McGee blog from their spare bedroom in 2014, Shea and Syd have become known across the country for their bright, modern designs. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, "Netflix is Launching a New Home Makeover Show Featuring Studio McGee," 24 Sep. 2020 One unofficial emergency services blog in the county reported that the water carried a man on an air mattress away. James Whitlow, baltimoresun.com, "Cecil County continues cleanup after flooding, damage from Tropical Storm Isaias," 6 Aug. 2020 The two have had to maintain physical distance since April, explains an HCA Houston Healthcare blog entry from July 27. Melanie Feuk, Houston Chronicle, "Houston artist Stacy Gresell donates painting to HCA North Cypress through partnership with Bayou City Art Festival," 31 July 2020 Palantir’s website said in April, linking to a British National Health Service blog post about various data efforts. Jacob Silverman, The New Republic, "The End of the Backlash to Big Tech," 28 May 2020 Gardening help: Craft book author Amanda Formaro shows on her Crafts by Amanda blog how to paint rocks to use as plant markers for herbs, vegetables and flowers. oregonlive, "Make a pretty, homemade gift for Mother’s Day with crayons and other stuff kids already have," 30 Apr. 2020 The Microsoft blog post called for a federal consumer privacy law, but efforts to pass one seemed to be stalled in Congress as lawmakers focus on the effect of COVID-19 on the economy. Grant Gross, Washington Examiner, "Microsoft pushes pandemic privacy guidelines," 30 Apr. 2020 Additionally, therapists offer coping tips for children and families on their Therapist’s Corner blog at www.cafb.org. Roy Kent, Houston Chronicle, "Child Advocates of Fort Bend reports increase in need for its services in March 2020," 27 Apr. 2020 Revisiting a Bayou City History blog post, a Houston Chronicle editorial at the time attempted to assure the community with a sense of calm. Alison Medley, Houston Chronicle, "Here's how Houston handled the horrific Spanish flu pandemic 100 years ago," 13 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of blog

Noun

1999, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Verb

1999, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for blog

Noun

short for Weblog

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Last Updated

11 Jan 2021

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“Blog.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blog. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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More Definitions for blog

blog

noun
How to pronounce blog (audio)

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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