blog·​o·​sphere ˈblä-gə-ˌsfir How to pronounce blogosphere (audio)
: 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
blogospheric adjective

Examples of blogosphere in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The blogosphere framed the comments as a shot at rival Kendrick Lamar. Andre Gee, Rolling Stone, 11 July 2023 The videos spread across the rap blogosphere with no explanation of their source, leading some to speculate that they were leaked or otherwise illicitly released. Andre Gee, Rolling Stone, 31 Aug. 2023 The trio never expected their prank would go beyond the blogosphere, but once professional photographers spotted the bill, the image was plastered on news sites including Reuters and the Wall Street Journal, which deemed it one of the top photos of 2008. Katia Porzecanski, Fortune, 18 July 2023 The comment section represents a unique opportunity, and is one of the absolutely best features of the blogosphere. Sean Carroll, Discover Magazine, 26 June 2012 The minimony — the portmanteau of mini and ceremony —still dominates the bridal blogosphere, and hundreds of companies have cropped up to cater to tiny gatherings. SPORTS ‘All the feels’: How WNBA players and teams handle hardship contracts. Elvia Limón, Los Angeles Times, 22 June 2023 Now the blogosphere is abuzz with potential trade scenarios involving him. Connor Letourneau, San Francisco Chronicle, 16 May 2023 So what’s everyone in the college sports blogosphere talking about from the Atlantic to the Pacific, from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes? SEC football. Kevin Scarbinsky | , al, 4 June 2023 The No Jumper podcast distinguished itself in the hip-hop blogosphere by interviewing acts that many mainstream outlets were either unaware of or unwilling to cover, including XXXTentacion, Lil Pump, and Lil Peep. Andre Gee, Rolling Stone, 1 June 2023 See More

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Word History


blog entry 1 + -o- + -sphere

First Known Use

1999, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of blogosphere was in 1999

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“Blogosphere.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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