logroll

verb
log·​roll | \ ˈlȯg-ˌrōl How to pronounce logroll (audio) , ˈläg-\
logrolled; logrolling; logrolls

Definition of logroll

intransitive verb

: to take part in logrolling

transitive verb

: to promote passage of by logrolling

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Other Words from logroll

logroller noun

Examples of logroll in a Sentence

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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, "In ‘Midsommar,’ it’s dark beneath the midnight sun," 2 July 2019 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, "In ‘Midsommar,’ it’s dark beneath the midnight sun," 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, "Junior logroller from Wauconda showcasing her skills on 'Little Big Shots'," 27 June 2018

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First Known Use of logroll

1835, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

History and Etymology for logroll

back-formation from logrolling

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log rule

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The first known use of logroll was in 1835

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