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 His blog post is something of a screed against Britain’s elites, even though Johnson was educated at Britain’s uppermost educational institutions. SFChronicle.com, "News of the Day From Around the World, Jan. 3," 3 Jan. 2020 Markle penned the blog post before just meeting Prince Harry in July of that year. Erin Reimel, Glamour, "Meghan Markle's New Year's Resolutions Are Probably Yours, Too," 31 Dec. 2019 Wyze first found out about the problem on the morning of December 26, company cofounder Dongsheng Song said in a corporate blog post. Kate Cox, Ars Technica, "Employee error to blame for massive data leak, Wyze says," 30 Dec. 2019 According to a Harvard business Review blog post by Robert Kocher, there are now 10 administrators for every one doctor in the U.S. today. Amit Phull, STAT, "Star Wars and the U.S. health care system share this: bloat," 23 Dec. 2019 But as archive volunteer Anne McLean reveals in a blog post for the National Railway Museum, the jilted author seems to have taken his bereavement in stride. Katherine J. Wu, Smithsonian, "Charles Dickens Lost His Last Christmas Turkey to a Freak Fire," 20 Dec. 2019 By contrast, wages for the bottom 90% of workers grew a total of 24% over that four-decade span, EPI economist Lawrence Mishel and research assistant Melat Kassa said in a blog post. Kate Gibson, CBS News, "Half of U.S. workers didn't get a pay raise this year," 19 Dec. 2019 The company defended its record in a blog post while instructing people to change default passwords. Robert Hackett, Fortune, "You Tell Us: Should People Use Facial Recognition?," 18 Dec. 2019 The reviews are meant to surface potentially misleading content to professional fact-checkers more quickly, product manager Henry Silverman wrote in a blog post announcing the pilot. Cat Zakrzewski, Washington Post, "The Technology 202: Trump leverages Facebook's powerful ad tools to push anti-impeachment message," 18 Dec. 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

7 Jan 2020

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“Blog.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blogging?utm_campaign=sd&utm_medium=serp&utm_source=jsonld. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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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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