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

blogger noun, plural bloggers
As the recession decimated stores, brands, and businesses, not to mention the desire to shop, bloggers were there, lavishing attention on fashion, cheerleading its relevance. — Mark Holgate
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

In a deep-dive blog post published Thursday evening, Ian Beer, a security expert on Google's Project Zero, detailed how hackers had been using malicious websites to exploit an iPhone software vulnerability. Taylor Telford, Anchorage Daily News, "Google researchers uncover iPhone hack tied to malicious websites," 30 Aug. 2019 Also on hand will be the person widely credited with bringing kveik to the mainstream: Lars Marius Garshol, a Norwegian blogger and beer enthusiast who started writing about kveik on his blog, Larsblog, in 2013. Josh Noel, chicagotribune.com, "Kveik yeast has taken craft beer by storm. Now the world’s first kveik festival is coming to Chicago.," 29 Aug. 2019 Ryan McLaughlin, deputy chief economist at CoreLogic, said in a blog post. Aldo Svaldi, The Denver Post, "Denver’s home price gains slow, edging closer to U.S. average," 28 Aug. 2019 Financial Secretary Paul Chan said on his blog yesterday that Hong Kong is at risk of facing a recession. Amy Gunia / Hong Kong, Time, "Strikes Bring Hong Kong to a Standstill as Flights Are Canceled and Trains Are Disrupted," 5 Aug. 2019 Quinones detailed the encounter on his bike camping blog. oregonlive.com, "Diabetic Oregon man, 72, who survived 5 days in desert after stranding Jeep, is feeling lucky and grateful," 3 Aug. 2019 Each night during the NBA season, Jamaal Rich analyzes and reposts arrival shots from team photographers on his sports-fashion blog, More Than Stats. Alex Prewitt, SI.com, "How Athletes Are Turning Arena Entrances into Fashion Shows," 22 July 2019 For delicious recipes, cooking videos and more tips on healthy eating, visit our health and wellness blog at henryfordlivewell.com and subscribe to receive a weekly email with our latest posts. Kelly Nohl, Rdn, Detroit Free Press, "3 easy summer mocktail recipes," 24 June 2019 Adobe’s upcoming iPad drawing and painting app will be called Adobe Fresco, the company announced today on its blog. Dami Lee, The Verge, "Adobe’s next iPad drawing app is called Adobe Fresco," 17 June 2019

Recent Examples on the Web: Verb

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 Fuchs, who blogs and Instagrams under the handle @thefashionambitionist, has been creating fashion, lifestyle, and travel content since 2016. Cait Munro, refinery29.com, "Why 200K People Couldn't Look Away From This Influencer's Viral Wedding Stunt," 25 June 2019 Pop by TNR’s Minutes blog at 9 o’clock EST tonight and tomorrow night to find out! The New Republic, "Welcome to TNR’s coverage of the Democratic debates.," 26 June 2019 In 2015, following his election to Congress, Zinke attended multiple events with Vallely in Washington, DC, according to pictures posted online that were first uncovered by the liberal Montana politics blog The Montana Post in 2015. Andrew Kaczynski And Chris Massie, CNN, "Zinke put birther conspiracy theorist on super PAC board," 24 Apr. 2018 Aside from her obvious athletic skills, Ohashi is a writer who blogs regularly about body image and other health topics. Jenny Mccoy, SELF, "5 Things to Know About Katelyn Ohashi, the UCLA Gymnast Whose Floor Routine Just Went Viral," 15 Jan. 2019 Villano, a freelance writer who blogs about family travel at Wandering Pod, is no novice. Mari-jane Williams, chicagotribune.com, "Finding the fun in a family road trip," 20 June 2018 As reported earlier this month in the Journal, plant lovers ceaselessly blog about them, buy them on subscription sites and post photos on Facebook and Instagram. Joe Queenan, WSJ, "The Dark Secrets of America’s Millennial Plant Lovers," 26 July 2018

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First Known Use of blog

Noun

1999, in the meaning defined above

Verb

1999, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for blog

Noun

short for Weblog

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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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