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 blog (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 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 John Krafcik announced his departure as CEO of Waymo, a company spun out from Google, in a Friday blog post that cited his desire to enjoy life as the world emerges from the pandemic. Michael Liedtke, ajc, "CEO of Google's self-driving car spinoff steps down from job," 2 Apr. 2021 Matt Brittin, the president of Google in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, announced the €25 million (approximately $29.3 million) contribution to help launch the European Media and Information fund in a company blog post on Wednesday. Catherine Thorbecke, ABC News, "Google pledges nearly $30 million to fight online misinformation, fake news," 31 Mar. 2021 Her latest blog post was dated the day before her arrest and featured spring cleaning tips, the Daily Beast's Pilar Melendez reports. Abigail Rosenthal, Chron, "Texas lifestyle coach arrested for storming the Capitol on Jan. 6," 31 Mar. 2021 Back in 2012, a Serious Eats blog post had upended burger orthodoxy, arguing that pressing down on your burger meat wasn’t just allowed, but actually helped coax maximum flavor from your meat (via the Maillard reaction). Michael Russell, oregonlive, "Portland’s 14 best smash burgers, reviewed and ranked," 30 Mar. 2021 The blog post mentioned other cosmetic changes coming to Magic Kingdom, including the enhancements to Cinderella Castle. Dewayne Bevil, orlandosentinel.com, "Disney: Main Street Confectionary, Chapeau closing temporarily," 26 Mar. 2021 In a blog post last week the pair revealed their true identities and sought to dispel some of the mystery about their motivations. BostonGlobe.com, "‘We kept refreshing the page’: How two friends made history by paying $70m for digital artwork," 26 Mar. 2021 In a recent blog post, Roth answered every fan's most burning question: are clients' budgets actually real? Meghan Overdeep, Southern Living, "Jasmine Roth Dishes on the Reality of Clients’ Budgets on HGTV Shows," 26 Mar. 2021 Users could send an invite to any partner and start messaging as soon as it is accepted, the company said in a blog post. Washington Post, "Slack works to fix error in direct-messaging feature," 25 Mar. 2021 Recent Examples on the Web: Verb Read the Animals Matter blog at http://blog.mysanantonio.com/animals and follow her at @cathymrosenthal. Cathy M. Rosenthal, San Antonio Express-News, "5 easy ways to make your indoor cat happier," 25 Mar. 2021 Then, make every communication, from award wins to case studies to blog posts, speak to them about their needs rather than your capabilities. Expert Panel®, Forbes, "15 Ways To Develop A Customer-Centric Content Strategy," 25 Feb. 2021 Back in 2015, the how-to blog OSTraining tried to draw attention to this split. Nicholas Quah, Vulture, "So, Is Apple Building a Netflix for Podcasts?," 19 Jan. 2021 After launching the Studio McGee blog from their spare bedroom in 2014, Shea and Syd have become known across the country for their bright, modern designs. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, "Netflix is Launching a New Home Makeover Show Featuring Studio McGee," 24 Sep. 2020 One unofficial emergency services blog in the county reported that the water carried a man on an air mattress away. James Whitlow, baltimoresun.com, "Cecil County continues cleanup after flooding, damage from Tropical Storm Isaias," 6 Aug. 2020 The two have had to maintain physical distance since April, explains an HCA Houston Healthcare blog entry from July 27. Melanie Feuk, Houston Chronicle, "Houston artist Stacy Gresell donates painting to HCA North Cypress through partnership with Bayou City Art Festival," 31 July 2020 Palantir’s website said in April, linking to a British National Health Service blog post about various data efforts. Jacob Silverman, The New Republic, "The End of the Backlash to Big Tech," 28 May 2020 Gardening help: Craft book author Amanda Formaro shows on her Crafts by Amanda blog how to paint rocks to use as plant markers for herbs, vegetables and flowers. oregonlive, "Make a pretty, homemade gift for Mother’s Day with crayons and other stuff kids already have," 30 Apr. 2020

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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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5 Apr 2021

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“Blog.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blog. Accessed 13 Apr. 2021.

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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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