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

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

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Bannister had a fraction of Félix’s talent, but the blogosphere couldn’t afford to be picky with its champions. Ben Lindbergh And Travis Sawchik,, "How MLB Washout Brian Bannister Became the Red Sox' Pitching Guru," 7 June 2019 While there’s not much by way of scientific research on the topic, the wellness blogosphere generally recommends having at least 1 tablespoon of seeds per day. Jaclyn London, Ms, Rd, Cdn, Good Housekeeping, "How People Are Using "Seed Cycling" for Hormone Balance (And Whether or Not You Should Try It)," 16 May 2019 An intriguing idea floated at a hearing on the issue, and echoed since in the blogosphere: Why not tear the whole thing down? Anne Kadet, WSJ, "Here’s a Possible Fix for the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway: Tear It Down," 6 Nov. 2018 Commentators across the tech blogosphere and the burgeoning dev communities across Twitter and Reddit have come out for and against the acquisition — and because this is the internet, there’s also been plenty of memes. Shoshana Wodinsky, The Verge, "Microsoft buying GitHub has led to some extremely nerdy memes," 5 June 2018 Since the Daily Wire first reported the story it's made its way through the conservative blogosphere. Charles Rabin, miamiherald, "Cheesecake Factory says it suspended employees for mocking black customer's MAGA hat | Miami Herald," 15 May 2018 To show off the collection, Kris graced the YouTube blogosphere for the first time ever on Sunday via a 24-minute makeup tutorial with none other than one Patrick Starrr. Kristin Corpuz, Teen Vogue, "Kris Jenner Appears in Patrick Starrr YouTube Beauty Tutorial for Kris Cosmetics," 14 May 2018 Suddenly the blogosphere lit up, and Alpha Omega was in the spotlight. Timothy J. Burger, Town & Country, "The Side Business Devin Nunes and Donald Trump Have in Common," 17 Apr. 2017 As the Apple blogosphere has noted, the Music Videos remodel was supposed to be included in iOS 11.3, meaning its full-on release should be arriving soon. Billboard Staff, Billboard, "Apple Music Updates App to Spotlight Popular, Curated Videos," 29 Mar. 2018

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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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English Language Learners Definition of blogosphere

: all of the blogs or bloggers on the Internet thought of as a group

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