jog·​ger ˈjä-gər How to pronounce jogger (audio)
plural joggers
: someone or something that jogs
especially : a person who jogs for exercise
a path used by walkers and joggers
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

Examples of jogger in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The cropped jogger pants are perfect for every size, but especially for us petite gals who always worry whether the pant legs will be too long — no one wants to hem sweatpants. Samantha Leal, Travel + Leisure, 15 Nov. 2023 Picture the joy of unboxing a smart home device that promises to simplify life or the comfort of slipping into plush, warm joggers that feel like a hug. Kristi Arnold, Rolling Stone, 15 Nov. 2023 Save hundreds on comfy Reebok sneakers and joggers, or get your home ready for the holidays with a Dyson vacuum and this pre-lit tree that comes with 250 warm white lights. Lauren Fischer, Peoplemag, 15 Nov. 2023 Athleta: During the Secret Warehouse sale, all joggers, sweatshirts, and tennis polos are marked down 40 percent. Madison Flager, Condé Nast Traveler, 11 Oct. 2023 Amazon is low-key a great retailer for high-quality workout clothes like tanks and joggers. Sara Coughlin, SELF, 11 Oct. 2023 The jogger lounge set is available in 16 colors like gray black and wine red, and shoppers can choose from sizes S–XXL. Monica Bell, Peoplemag, 3 Oct. 2023 Look no further than these Amazon distressed denim joggers. Courtney Leiva, Peoplemag, 24 Oct. 2023 This trailer measures 34 inches wide, giving passengers a little extra elbow room whether it’s used as a trailer, stroller, or jogger. Ashley Ziegler, Parents, 16 Oct. 2023 See More

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Word History


jog entry 1 + -er entry 2

First Known Use

1637, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of jogger was in 1637

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“Jogger.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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