blog

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noun

ˈblȯg How to pronounce blog (audio)
ˈbläg
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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
bloggy
ˈblȯ-gē How to pronounce blog (audio)
ˈblä-
adjective
bloggier; bloggiest
… traditional media are trying to adapt to a bloggier, more opinionated age … James Poniewozik

blog

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verb

blogged; blogging
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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
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transitive : to write or write about (something) on a blog
Appropriately, he blogged his own retirement on Monday.Tom Verducci
blogging
ˈblȯ-giŋ How to pronounce blog (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
In December, Leonsis celebrated the anniversary with a blog post. Laura Vozzella, Washington Post, 17 Feb. 2024 Laura runs the lifestyle blog with sister Cristie Merritt Taylor, who shares daughters Mia, 12 months, and Merritt, 3½ with husband Mark Taylor. Angela Andaloro, Peoplemag, 16 Feb. 2024 Start a blog using SEO to get organic traffic to your website, start an email list and email your list regularly, and use social media platforms to start marketing and promoting your products and services. 6. Melissa Houston, Forbes, 16 Feb. 2024 Also read Kate’s original investigation into what happened to The Hairpin, a popular blog for womens’ writing that went defunct and was then reborn as a content mill. Wired Staff, WIRED, 15 Feb. 2024 Eventually, her blog morphed into Project RED-S – a site filled with resources for athletes, coaches and supporters. Issy Ronald, CNN, 15 Feb. 2024 Most of the blog post announcing Diablo’s pending Game Pass arrival was devoted to sharing news that Xbox would bring four unnamed (but easily guessable) exclusives to other platforms and assuring Xbox fans that the console would still offer value through Game Pass. Ash Parrish, The Verge, 15 Feb. 2024 And there is evidence in Florida from 12,000 years ago not only of sloths and giant tortoises being butchered for their meat but—according to butcher lore and blogs—of the existence of a formal trade and butchers’ shops. Olivia Potts, Longreads, 15 Feb. 2024 OpenAI is testing an option for users to ask the popular chatbot to retain specific information from one exchange to the next, the artificial intelligence startup said in a blog post Tuesday. Rachel Metz, Fortune, 14 Feb. 2024
Verb
Jessica blogs about infertility on her website, jessicastrom.net. Sarah Gish, Kansas City Star, 24 Jan. 2024 Angie Sims, who blogs about crafting on a budget at Purple Craft Diva, buys most of her supplies at dollar stores. Laura Daily, Washington Post, 11 July 2023 Consider, in terms of this analogy, the temptation to complain out loud about what the bloggers are choosing to blog about. Sean Carroll, Discover Magazine, 26 June 2012 Divorce lawyers might blog about trendy practices such as birdnesting. Yec, Forbes, 27 Mar. 2023 Just before the winter solstice brings autumn to an end, here's a chance to blog about the great evolutionary biologist--and student of fall foliage--William Hamilton. Carl Zimmer, Discover Magazine, 12 July 2010 For example, Gavin Bollard, an information technology manager in Australia, who blogs about his experiences with autism, is deaf and uses hearing aids. George Musser, Scientific American, 14 Mar. 2023 The comparison was first noted by Deena Dietrich on Twitter, who blogs about Elvis. Town & Country, 6 Mar. 2023 Veggie indulgence Kenyan Kaluhi Adagala who blogs at Kaluhi’s Kitchen shows us meatless snack can also be indulgent and delicious with her cardamom seeds and coconut white chocolate truffles. Maggie Hiufu Wong, CNN, 5 Mar. 2023 See More

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Word History

Etymology

Noun

short for Weblog

First Known Use

Noun

1999, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Verb

1999, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of blog was in 1999

Dictionary Entries Near blog

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“Blog.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blog. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

Kids Definition

blog

noun
ˈblȯg How to pronounce blog (audio)
ˈbläg
: a website that contains an online personal journal with reflections, comments, and often hyperlinks provided by the writer
also : the contents of such a site
blog verb
blogger noun
blogging noun
Etymology

Noun

short for Weblog, from Web + log "record of events"

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