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

Examples of blog in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun

Beauty expert Felicia Walker Benson’s website, ThisThatBeauty, has consistently been named one of the top 50 beauty blogs to follow. Lindsay Peoples, The Cut, "A Beauty Expert on Switching Up Your Skin-Care Routine," 13 July 2018 Listen to our chat with the superhero behind one of the most popular Comic-Con blogs. Abby Hamblin, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Comic-Con 2018: Four podcast episodes to get you ready for San Diego," 12 July 2018 Kate Wagner is the creator of the viral blog McMansion Hell, which roasts the world’s ugliest houses. Kate Wagner, Curbed, "Our homes don’t need formal spaces," 11 July 2018 When Say Cheese launched, the golden age of blogs had ceased. Jeff Weiss, latimes.com, "How Instagram and YouTube help underground hip-hop artists and tastemakers find huge audiences," 4 July 2018 Ross Tucker, the author of the influential Science of Sport blog, tweeted: Many people saying it’s now open season on salbutamol, that the salbutamol policy is in tatters. Joe Lindsey, Outside Online, "The Chris Froome Ruling Just Broke Anti-Doping," 3 July 2018 The sub design was discovered by open source intelligence Twitter account Intellipus and published online by researcher and author H.I. Sutton, author of the Covert Shores submarine blog and World Submarines: Covert Shores Recognition Guide. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "Here Is the Advanced Attack Submarine the U.S. Navy Never Built," 20 June 2018 On Monday, Bloomberg News asked Microsoft about the work, and the removal of that section of the blog. Mark Bergen, Bloomberg.com, "Microsoft Removes Mention of ICE Cloud Work After Protests," 18 June 2018 Judging by the increasing prevalence of older women in fashion campaigns and the growth of style blogs catering to this demographic, many women also see older age as an opportunity to make bolder fashion choices and embrace a new personal style. refinery29.com, ""Anti-Aging" Is Officially Being Phased Out — & That's Good News For Women," 11 June 2018

Recent Examples on the Web: Verb

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 Grant Sinclair, a high school teacher who blogs about traveling in his RV on his site, Wanderfilledlife.com, has spent the past two summers in a modest 27-foot travel trailer. Christopher Elliott, chicagotribune.com, "For summer vacationers, RV-sharing is revving up," 27 Apr. 2018 That's because when medical marijuana doesn’t work for someone, that person is unlikely to publicly write or blog about it. Cassie Cope, charlotteobserver, "NC mom pushes for medical pot for son. 'It's so obvious and clear that this works.' | Charlotte Observer," 20 Apr. 2018 Still, Lucian Wintrich, who was given White House credentials last year in his role as Washington correspondent for right-wing, pro-Trump blog Gateway Pundit, saw fit to drop his own (again, misinformed) two cents into the conversation. Andrea Park, Teen Vogue, "Right-Wing Blogger Lucian Wintrich Tried to Mansplain Martin Luther King Jr.'s Teachings to Bernice King," 21 May 2018 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 Pamela Redmond Satran, who blogs about baby-naming and is also co-founder of the baby name site Nameberry.com, said the rise of Liam reflects the large population of Irish people in the U.S. who may not speak Irish, but have ethnic pride. CBS News, "Emma and Liam top list of most popular baby names," 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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