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

Shortly after Levi’s death, Nicole reached out to the American Academy of Pediatrics in an article that was published on the Scary Mommy blog. Michelle Matthews | Mmatthews@al.com, al.com, "Alabama beaches help grieving family feel normal again," 3 July 2019 Tumblr, a blogging and social networking site, had removed the blog the previous September. Elliot Hughes, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "A West Allis teen ran a blog that shared child porn, complaint says," 1 July 2019 Subscribe to the Henry Ford LiveWell blog to get a weekly email of our latest posts. Detroit Free Press, "How dancing improves overall health," 1 July 2019 Roche announced the trial’s resumption to the Huntington’s disease community on June 20, according to the blog of Kenneth Serbin, who carries the mutation. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Experimental Huntington’s disease drug can be given less frequently," 1 July 2019 But the FiveThirtyEight blog reported that New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker spoke the most words, 2,181, during the debate. David Bauder, BostonGlobe.com, "Technical difficulties cause glitch at start of second hour of debate," 26 June 2019 View this post on Instagram The blog is LIVE 🙆🎉💥😊 Check it out at www.TheWesternWild.com. Rachel Epstein, Marie Claire, "Who Is Brody Jenner's Wife Kaitlynn Carter on 'The Hills'?," 24 June 2019 The Disney Parks blog said more enhancements were coming as early as the fall with users via an app to more easily request a ride, find pick-up locations and request a wheelchair accessible vehicle. Richard Tribou, orlandosentinel.com, "Disney makes Lyft official partner for Minnie Van rides," 20 June 2019 The Detroit Lions blog, meanwhile, went quiet, giving its readers a chance to hold a 325-comment discussion on capitalism and labor rights. Jacob Feldman, SI.com, "2019 NBA Draft Media Preview: What to Expect from TV Broadcasts, Twitter and More," 20 June 2019

Recent Examples on the Web: Verb

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 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

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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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