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

For full coverage of Thursday's hearing, visit CBS News' live blog. Kathryn Watson, CBS News, "Trey Gowdy vs. Peter Strzok: 15 minutes of fiery exchanges," 12 July 2018 About three years ago, a woman traveling on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship visiting the island was seriously injured while zip-lining, Walker wrote on his blog Cruise Law News. Samantha Schmidt, ajc, "Tourists on honeymoon collide while zip-lining, leaving husband dead and wife injured," 10 July 2018 The Duchess of Sussex was leaving lunch when she was spotted in the London neighborhood, the blog Meghan's Mirror, which documents the royal's latest looks, confirms. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Meghan Markle Sports Ripped Jeans and Heels for a Casual-Chic Outing in Notting Hill," 19 Jan. 2019 On Sunday, auto blog Electrek reported that there were more than 3,300 Model 3 vehicles sitting in Tesla's US inventory, according to an unnamed source familiar with the matter. Megan Geuss, Ars Technica, "Report: Tesla has more than 3,300 Model 3s remaining in US inventory," 31 Dec. 2018 Even before the Recession started, news and personal style blogs like Fashionista, Style Bubble, and Bryanboy had begun to infiltrate and democratize the fashion world. Eliza Brooke, Vox, "How the Great Recession influenced a decade of design," 27 Dec. 2018 Some began to share a guide posted to Github for exporting Tumblr blogs on Windows, while others wrote eulogies for the site. Shannon Liao, The Verge, "Tumblr porn vanishes today," 17 Dec. 2018 One reason blogs took off was that all of a sudden there was more political opinion, and more voices and perspectives could be recognized. Eric Johnson, Recode, "Full Q&A: Ezra Klein and Kara Swisher on the future of journalism," 12 Dec. 2018 HuffPost notes that Joe Hummel of the blog World of Pop Culture took a deep dive into this mystery. Jennifer Aldrich, Country Living, "'Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer' Sparks Mystery Over the Island of Misfit Toys," 8 Dec. 2018

Recent Examples on the Web: Verb

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 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

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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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