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jog

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verb \ˈjäg, ˈjȯg\

Definition of jog

jogged

;

jogging

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to give a slight shake or push to :  nudge

  3. 2 :  to rouse to alertness jogged his memory

  4. 3 :  to cause (an animal, such as a horse) to go at a jog

  5. 4 :  to align the edges of (piled sheets of paper) by hitting or shaking against a flat surface

  6. intransitive verb
  7. 1 :  to move up and down or about with a short heavy motion his … holster jogging against his hip — Thomas Williams

  8. 2a :  to run or ride at a slow trotb :  to go at a slow, leisurely, or monotonous pace :  trudge

jogger

play \ˈjä-gər, ˈjȯ-\ noun

Origin and Etymology of jog

probably alteration of shog


First Known Use: 1548


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jog

noun

Definition of jog

  1. 1 :  a slight shake :  nudge

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

1635

First Known Use of jog

1635


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jog

noun

Definition of jog

  1. 1a :  a projecting or retreating part (as of a line or surface)b :  the space in the angle of a jog

  2. 2 :  a brief abrupt change in direction

Origin and Etymology of jog

probably alteration of 2jag


First Known Use: 1715


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jog

verb

Definition of jog

jogged

;

jogging

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to make a jog the road jogs to the right

1953

First Known Use of jog

1953



JOG Defined for Kids

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jog

play
verb \ˈjäg\

Definition of jog for Students

jogged

;

jogging

  1. 1 :  to go or cause to go at a slow run The dog jogged along.

  2. 2 :  to run slowly (as for exercise)

  3. 3 :  to give a slight shake or push to :  nudge I jogged her awake.

  4. 4 :  to make more alert Let me jog your memory.

jogger

noun

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jog

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noun

Definition of jog for Students

  1. 1 :  a slow run

  2. 2 :  a slight shake or push

  3. 3 :  a slow jerky gait (as of a horse)


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jog

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noun

Definition of jog for Students

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



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