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

But, Keyserling contends that Jigsaw has made great strides in reducing biases in its technology, pointing to previous blog posts and research papers that the company has released detailing its challenges with biases. Jonathan Vanian, Fortune, "Google’s Hate Speech Detection A.I. Has a Racial Bias Problem," 16 Aug. 2019 Facebook’s vice president of engineering, Tom Alison, wrote in a company blog post. NBC News, "Facebook has doubled down on groups — now it's looking to clean them up," 14 Aug. 2019 In late July, Sullivan wrote in a blog post that Bonnen offered writers for his website, Texas Scorecard, media credentials in the next legislative session. Dallas News, "Guns dominate political conversation, Rangers investigate secret meeting, another Dem in Senate race," 13 Aug. 2019 The tale of recruitment has been told many ways through Youtube videos, blog posts and student news coverage. Lily Jackson | Ljackson@al.com, al, "It’s sorority bid season - Is it worth it?," 12 Aug. 2019 In November, Monster defended in a blog post his company’s decision to host Gab.com after its previous domain host, GoDaddy, dropped it. Tim Elfrink, Anchorage Daily News, "Sporadic outages at message board where manifestos have appeared before mass shootings," 5 Aug. 2019 In a February blog post, the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association urged hospitality businesses to take steps such as providing plastic straws only when requested by customers and to consider the use of straws made of other materials. sun-sentinel.com, "Plastic straw ban heading to Florida Legislature again," 4 Aug. 2019 As former Bristol council member Jodi Zils Gagne spent her first days in federal prison this week, her husband put up a blog post accusing prosecutors and the FBI of being overzealous and calling the judge inept. Don Stacom, courant.com, "Husband of imprisoned former councilor from Bristol: Judge was ‘inept’," 27 July 2019 In a blog post (link in Japanese) from Sony’s startup accelerator, Yoichi Ito, a project lead on Reon Pocket, said people have become increasingly focused on functionality and comfort in their clothing. Marc Bain, Quartzy, "Sony has made an in-shirt air conditioner," 25 July 2019

Recent Examples on the Web: Verb

Some tourists blog about their favorite restaurants, enticing more business. Los Angeles Times, "China suspends independent travel by tourists to Taiwan," 1 Aug. 2019 Fuchs, who blogs and Instagrams under the handle @thefashionambitionist, has been creating fashion, lifestyle, and travel content since 2016. Cait Munro, refinery29.com, "Why 200K People Couldn't Look Away From This Influencer's Viral Wedding Stunt," 25 June 2019 Pop by TNR’s Minutes blog at 9 o’clock EST tonight and tomorrow night to find out! The New Republic, "Welcome to TNR’s coverage of the Democratic debates.," 26 June 2019 In 2015, following his election to Congress, Zinke attended multiple events with Vallely in Washington, DC, according to pictures posted online that were first uncovered by the liberal Montana politics blog The Montana Post in 2015. Andrew Kaczynski And Chris Massie, CNN, "Zinke put birther conspiracy theorist on super PAC board," 24 Apr. 2018 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

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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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