log·​ger ˈlȯ-gər How to pronounce logger (audio)
: one engaged in logging

Examples of logger in a Sentence

the loggers were obliged to plant as many trees as they cut down
Recent Examples on the Web Traditionally, 10-inch logger boots were common, and knee-high logger boots were not unknown, but most are now 8 or 9 inches. Bob Beacham, Field & Stream, 25 Oct. 2023 Mandy is Nicolas Cage at his most Nicolas Cage, playing Red, a logger who seeks revenge on a religious cult that kidnapped his artist girlfriend, Mandy (Andrea Riseborough). Declan Gallagher, EW.com, 23 Oct. 2023 It was caused by smaller wildfires that had been raging for days, and is believed to have been fueled by wood dumped by loggers into large piles, according to History.com. Caitlin O'Kane, CBS News, 1 Mar. 2024 The cedars were used by loggers for various materials, including homes, for decades, and replenishing them became a problem as sea level has risen 4 inches in the last 30 years and crept into the soil, according to experts. Ginger Zee, ABC News, 29 Nov. 2023 Books How a descendant of loggers saved forests, inspired Richard Powers and Amy Adams May 5, 2021 Advertisement Fifteen percent of the American population participates in the traditional fall hunting season. Lorraine Berry, Los Angeles Times, 27 Dec. 2023 The Amazon, for instance, is threatened by both loggers and severe droughts. WIRED, 17 Oct. 2023 At lunchtime, Mark Moore, 67, a rancher and logger, popped in to say hello. Los Angeles Times, 25 Sep. 2022 Yet the world’s multiplying mosquito problems increasingly require solutions tailored to specific situations: What works to protect children in the African Sahel won’t be what works to protect loggers in forests in Cambodia. Stephanie Nolen Malin Fezehai, New York Times, 29 Sep. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1732, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of logger was in 1732

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“Logger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/logger. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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log·​ger ˈlȯg-ər How to pronounce logger (audio)
: one whose work is logging

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