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jog

verb \ ˈjäg , ˈjȯg \

Definition of jog

jogged; jogging
intransitive verb
1 a :to run or ride at a slow trot
b :to go at a slow, leisurely, or monotonous pace :trudge
2 :to move up and down or about with a short heavy motion
  • his … holster jogging against his hip
  • —Thomas Williams
transitive verb
1 :to rouse to alertness
  • jogged his memory
2 :to give a slight shake or push to :nudge
3 :to cause (an animal, such as a horse) to go at a jog
4 :to align the edges of (piled sheets of paper) by hitting or shaking against a flat surface

jogger

play \ˈjä-gər, ˈjȯ-\ noun

Origin and Etymology of jog

probably alteration of shog


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jog

noun

Definition of jog

1 a :a movement, pace, or instance of jogging (as for exercise)
b :a horse's slow measured trot
2 :a slight shake :nudge

First Known Use of jog

1635


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jog

noun

Definition of jog

1 :a brief abrupt change in direction
2 a :a projecting or retreating part (as of a line or surface)
b :the space in the angle of a jog

Origin and Etymology of jog

probably alteration of 2jag


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jog

verb

Definition of jog

jogged; jogging
intransitive verb
:to make a jog
  • the road jogs to the right

First Known Use of jog

1953



JOG Defined for Kids

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jog

verb \ ˈjäg \

Definition of jog for Students

jogged; jogging
1 :to go or cause to go at a slow run
  • The dog jogged along.
2 :to run slowly (as for exercise)
3 :to give a slight shake or push to :nudge
  • I jogged her awake.
4 :to make more alert
  • Let me jog your memory.

jogger

noun

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jog

noun

Definition of jog for Students

1 :a slow run
2 :a slight shake or push
3 :a slow jerky gait (as of a horse)

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jog

noun

Definition of jog for Students

:a short change in direction
  • We came to a jog in a road.


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