log·​roll ˈlȯg-ˌrōl How to pronounce logroll (audio)
logrolled; logrolling; logrolls

intransitive verb

: to take part in logrolling

transitive verb

: to promote passage of by logrolling
logroller noun

Examples of logroll in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The long opening act, detailing the fate of Dani’s parents and sister, is the kind of narrative logrolling a college creative writing professor would tell students to cut out of their first drafts. Ty Burr, BostonGlobe.com, 2 July 2019 According to Magnone's mom, Shayna, Harvey was going to attempt to logroll with the little champion. Yadira Sanchez Olson, Lake County News-Sun, 27 June 2018

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Word History


back-formation from logrolling

First Known Use

1835, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

Time Traveler
The first known use of logroll was in 1835

Dictionary Entries Near logroll

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“Logroll.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/logroll. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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