jog·​ger | \ ˈjä-gər How to pronounce jogger (audio) , ˈjȯ- \
plural joggers

Definition of jogger

1 : someone or something that jogs especially : a person who jogs for exercise a path used by walkers and joggers
2 joggers plural : pants that have a drawstring or elastic waist and usually tapered legs with snug cuffs and that are worn especially for exercise or comfort "… men's and women's joggers—a take on sweatpants but with cuffs on the bottom."— Mark Seymour Relaxed joggers with a tapered ankle are roomy where you need it, but still show your shape.— Brad Goreski … brands are pushing the athleisure look into hyperdrive, as today's women seek comfort over corporate. If you were to take inventory of this year's closet attire, you'd find blazers swapped with sweat shirts, and sweat pants or joggers in favor of dress pants or jeans.— Michael J. Pallerino

First Known Use of jogger

1637, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for jogger

jog entry 1 + -er entry 2

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“Jogger.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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