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

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And then there’s her blog, which is like a design bible for frequent visitors. Sarah Weinberg, House Beautiful, "It's Always Happy Hour At Emily Henderson's," 12 July 2018 Through Facebook posts and entries on her firm’s blog, Sarah shared stories from her experience in Texas. Faith E. Pinho, Indianapolis Star, "Indianapolis attorney returns from border with stories she could not 'fathom'," 12 July 2018 Until then, keep track of all the developments in national politics and the Trump administration with our Essential Washington blog, at our Politics page and on Twitter @latimespolitics. David Lauter, latimes.com, "As Trump readies Supreme Court pick, Democrats prepare a fight even though a loss is likely," 6 July 2018 And, if your partner has a disability, that kind of empathy may manifest in unique ways, as explained in a recent viral tweet from Imani Barbarin, who writes about her experience with cerebral palsy on her blog, Crutches & Spice. Korin Miller, SELF, "7 People With Disabilities on the Sweet, Little Ways Their Partners Make Them Feel Loved," 26 June 2018 Public ombudsman: Most major platforms address the public through their corporate blogs, when announcing policy changes or responding to public controversies. Tarleton Gillespie, WIRED, "How Social Networks Set the Limits of What We Can Say Online," 26 June 2018 In a post on his blog, author George R.R. Martin noted the prequel will take place anywhere from 5,000 to 10,000 years before the events in A Song of Ice and Fire, so there’s no chance any characters from the series will pop up. Megan Friedman, Harper's BAZAAR, "What Is the “Age of Heroes” From Game of Thrones?," 16 June 2018 Along with her day job and her blog, Suennen co-hosts a podcast. Rebecca Robbins, STAT, "The gatekeeper: If you want to make it big in health care, it’ll help to get past Lisa Suennen first," 6 June 2018 About that time, an office intern came across a LinkedIn post in search of digital marketing help: Philipp Klumpp wanted to create a website for his blog, Beyond South Beach, and Verjano was there to help. Mallory Sanchez, miamiherald, "Two Miami millennials combine social networking skills and form marketing company," 30 May 2018

Recent Examples on the Web: Verb

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 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

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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

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