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

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 Some online users are circulating a three-part blog post by a programmer who spent over a year in the detention center for working on gaming and gambling software. New York Times, "How Huawei Lost the Heart of the Chinese Public," 4 Dec. 2019 In a blog post, Noonan noted that the items in question seemed to be cheap, off-brand electronics like headphones and chargers. Amrita Khalid, Quartz, "What to know about fake reviews when shopping online," 30 Nov. 2019 To read Friedberg’s blog post in its entirety go to https://tinyurl.com/wbxnnhc. Roy Kent, Houston Chronicle, "Bellaire moves forward with regional flood planning," 28 Nov. 2019 In 1998, brothers Mark and Chris Hoofnagle (a lawyer and a physiologist) wrote an early blog post about science denialism. Lee Mcintyre, The Conversation, "5 ways Trump and his supporters are using the same strategies as science deniers," 27 Nov. 2019 Their executive vice president, Brad Gillen, wrote in a blog post that the NOAA and NASA analyses were based on the wrong microwave sounder instrument, and if more modern ones are considered, the problem goes away. Alejandra Borunda, National Geographic, "Could your next cell phone wreck our weather forecasts?," 26 Nov. 2019 When reached for comment, again, CrowdStrike directed us to its most recent statement and an explainer blog post the company has been updating since first detailing the hack in 2016. Wired, "Trump's Ukraine Server Delusion Is Spreading," 26 Nov. 2019 In a July 2018 blog post, Greg Gershman, Ad Hoc’s chief executive officer and co-founder, announced that his company had won the contract for developing a replacement plan finder as part of the Medicare Coverage Tools initiative. Akilah Johnson, ProPublica, "The $11 Million Dollar Medicare Tool That Gives Seniors the Wrong Insurance Information," 25 Nov. 2019 Friday morning, a quiet update to Nvidia’s original blog post from October announcing the GTX 1650 and 1660 Super now states the GTX 1650 Super starts at $160. Brad Chacos, PCWorld, "Nvidia's $160 GeForce GTX 1650 Super launches with GDDR6 and little fanfare," 22 Nov. 2019 Recent Examples on the Web: Verb Madison County Sheriff Travis Neeley said, according to a National Center for Missing and Exploited Children blog post. Fox News, "Girl found dead in suitcase in Texas 3 years ago may have been from Arizona, officials say," 18 Sep. 2019 Marni Elyse Katz blogs about design at StyleCarrot.com. Boston.com Real Estate, "Room to Love: In silver, a podium-worthy living room design," 13 Nov. 2019 Welcome to our live updates blog as the Detroit Lions take on the Chicago Bears at 1 p.m. (CBS) from Soldier Field. Follow the action and join the friendly banter with fellow readers. Carlos Monarrez, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit Lions lose to Chicago Bears, 20-13: Blog recap," 10 Nov. 2019 The reason so many users of the Avid Media Composer program were affected, Mac enterprise blog Mr. Macintosh reported, is that some users of the film-editing software must disable SIP when using third-party graphics cards. Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, "No, it wasn’t a virus; it was Chrome that stopped Macs from booting," 26 Sep. 2019 Troughton-Smith frequently blogs about his experiences coding for Apple platforms. Wired, "A New iOS Arrives, Along With a Few Bugs," 19 Sep. 2019 Ali the Happy VA, who blogs about working from home as a virtual assistant, suggests asking clients for feedback shortly after delivering a project so that your hard work is fresh in their minds. Jamie Ballard, Woman's Day, "How to Become a Virtual Assistant So You Can Work From Home," 7 May 2019 Cleveland Clinic The Health Essentials blog helps publicize the Cleveland Clinic name and broadens its reach. Mary Kilpatrick, cleveland.com, "What is content marketing? Here are five great examples," 27 Aug. 2019 Some tourists blog about their favorite restaurants, enticing more business. Los Angeles Times, "China suspends independent travel by tourists to Taiwan," 1 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of blog

Noun

1999, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Verb

1999, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for blog

Noun

short for Weblog

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Last Updated

9 Dec 2019

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“Blog.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blog?show=0&t=1298386288. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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blog

noun
How to pronounce blog (audio)

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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