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

That’s the word from HTC’s official blog post, following an earlier release for the headset in China and Europe last month. Sean Hollister, The Verge, "HTC’s Vive Pro Eye VR headset with eye-tracking arrives for $1,599," 7 June 2019 Unbeknownst to Buress, sitting in the audience that evening was Dan McQuade, a contributing editor for Philadelphia magazine, who wrote blog posts for the magazine’s website. Longreads, "How the Cosby Story Finally Went Viral — And Why It Took So Long," 7 June 2019 The woman's daughter wrote a blog post thanking the young men for giving Ritchie's 10 children and 42 grandchildren more time with their beloved matriarch. Fox News, "Oklahoma woman, 90, reunites with teens who rescued her from burning home," 6 June 2019 The student wrote a blog post about his new pal, and luckily, the right people heard about Carter and stepped in to help. Caitlin O'kane, CBS News, "Student helps panhandler go back to college after he dropped out more than 40 years ago," 6 June 2019 On the afternoon of Wednesday June 5, the company updated its Community Guidelines in a blog post, detailing its efforts to combat white supremacist and other extremist speech across the platform. Aja Romano, Vox, "YouTube may allow hate speech if it’s part of a larger argument. Yikes.," 6 June 2019 YouTube, which is owned by Google, laid out the guidelines of its latest crackdown in a company blog post. Rex Crum, The Mercury News, "YouTube says it will take down neo-Nazi and other extremist videos," 5 June 2019 The company, whose full name is XY - The Persistent Company, announced the 40 layoffs in a 14-page blog post written by co-founder Scott Scheper on May 29. Brittany Meiling, San Diego Union-Tribune, "San Diego blockchain startup XY lays off 40 people, losing half its staff," 4 June 2019 In the blog post, Jin concludes by thanking his fans in the BTS ARMY and promises to work hard and keep the solo content coming. Lexi Vollero, EW.com, "Listen to BTS star Jin's new solo song 'Tonight,' a heartwarming ode to his pets," 4 June 2019

Recent Examples on the Web: Verb

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 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

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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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