blog·​o·​sphere | \ ˈblä-gə-ˌsfir How to pronounce blogosphere (audio) \

Definition of blogosphere

: all of the blogs or bloggers on the Internet regarded collectively Online political debate is not known for its subtlety—the blogosphere rewards the loudest voices and the brashest opinions.— Ana Marie Cox

Other Words from blogosphere

blogospheric \ ˌblä-​gə-​ˈsfir-​ik How to pronounce blogosphere (audio) \ adjective

Examples of blogosphere in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Every stilted and tone-deaf public statement brings less charity from the blogosphere, which only makes her skin even thinner. Nate Jones, Vulture, 25 Mar. 2021 The conservative blogosphere was buzzing on a report this week claiming that House Speak Nancy Pelosi was purchasing a sprawling, $25 million oceanfront mansion in Palm Beach County. Brett Clarkson,, 24 Nov. 2021 The new series will likely be full of new heartbreaks, betrayals, backstabbing, with an all-new cast of wealthy Gen Z private schoolers who take to Instagram instead of the blogosphere to hash out their interpersonal drama. Sage Anderson, Rolling Stone, 7 July 2021 The decade between 2000 and 2010 was a decade of disruption, from mixtapes to ringtones to the blogosphere. Craig Jenkins, Vulture, 4 Mar. 2021 In its variety, the Substack corpus resembles the blogosphere. Anna Wiener, The New Yorker, 28 Dec. 2020 There was some hope, then, that the blogosphere would save the day. Alex Shephard, The New Republic, 22 Dec. 2020 Within minutes, that 24-word sound bite rippled through the blogosphere, triggering a heavy backlash from critics. Connor Letourneau,, 6 Nov. 2020 By the way, pay no attention to the shrill voices in the blogosphere who try to shout me down on this subject. Christopher Elliott, USA TODAY, 18 Sep. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of blogosphere

1999, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for blogosphere

blog entry 1 + -o- + -sphere

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“Blogosphere.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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