blog

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noun

ˈblȯg How to pronounce blog (audio)
ˈbläg
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computers : a website that contains online personal reflections, comments, and often hyperlinks, videos, and photographs provided by the writer
also : the contents of such a site
2
: a regular feature appearing as part of an online publication that typically relates to a particular topic and consists of articles and personal commentary by one or more authors
a technology blog
bloggy
ˈblȯ-gē How to pronounce blog (audio)
ˈblä-
adjective
bloggier; bloggiest
… traditional media are trying to adapt to a bloggier, more opinionated age … James Poniewozik

blog

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verb

blogged; blogging
1
intransitive : to write or have a blog
He released experimental versions, blogged about his game-design decisions as he made them and uploaded … videos to YouTube.Harry McCracken
2
transitive : to write or write about (something) on a blog
Appropriately, he blogged his own retirement on Monday.Tom Verducci
blogging
ˈblȯ-giŋ How to pronounce blog (audio)
ˈblä-
noun
Many soldiers also find blogging a useful way to help deal with reorientation to civilian life in the United States—what Vietnam vets called being "back in the world." Brad Knickerbocker

Examples of blog in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web
Noun
Tools like Feedly and Flipboard aggregate news articles and blog posts from across the web, allowing professionals to keep on the latest developments in their field and identify emerging opportunities for innovation and growth. Ebony Flake, Essence, 5 Apr. 2024 A day or so later, Caceres read a blog post from Google’s Threat Analysis Group warning that North Korean hackers were going after US security researchers in what appeared to be an effort to steal their hacking tools and intel. Andy Greenberg, WIRED, 4 Apr. 2024 OpenAI's blog on the announcement contains a number of interesting case studies. Sage Lazzaro, Fortune, 4 Apr. 2024 This blog post delves into the scientific research surrounding the use of CBD oil as a complementary treatment for diabetes and its potential impact on blood sugar control. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 3 Apr. 2024 Jonathan Bailey, founder of LGBTQ travel blog 2 Dads With Baggage, gives us a peek inside his family travels. Jonathan Bailey and Rachel Chang, Travel + Leisure, 31 Mar. 2024 OpenAI acknowledged the political risks in its blog post. David Ingram, NBC News, 29 Mar. 2024 For more news and updates on Overwatch 2 and other games, follow my Forbes blog! Kris Holt, Forbes, 28 Mar. 2024 Ashley is a stay-at-home mom, author of the blog The Hydrangea House, and a social media influencer. Lennie Omalza, The Courier-Journal, 28 Mar. 2024
Verb
Last year, for example, AI writing generation tools popped up everywhere, and companies—seeing the immediate monetary benefit of firing writers—started using AI to blog and SEO their way to glory. Shane Snow, Forbes, 20 Feb. 2024 Jessica blogs about infertility on her website, jessicastrom.net. Sarah Gish, Kansas City Star, 24 Jan. 2024 Angie Sims, who blogs about crafting on a budget at Purple Craft Diva, buys most of her supplies at dollar stores. Laura Daily, Washington Post, 11 July 2023 Consider, in terms of this analogy, the temptation to complain out loud about what the bloggers are choosing to blog about. Sean Carroll, Discover Magazine, 26 June 2012 Divorce lawyers might blog about trendy practices such as birdnesting. Yec, Forbes, 27 Mar. 2023 Just before the winter solstice brings autumn to an end, here's a chance to blog about the great evolutionary biologist--and student of fall foliage--William Hamilton. Carl Zimmer, Discover Magazine, 12 July 2010 For example, Gavin Bollard, an information technology manager in Australia, who blogs about his experiences with autism, is deaf and uses hearing aids. George Musser, Scientific American, 14 Mar. 2023 The comparison was first noted by Deena Dietrich on Twitter, who blogs about Elvis. Town & Country, 6 Mar. 2023

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Word History

Etymology

Noun

short for Weblog

First Known Use

Noun

1999, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Verb

1999, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of blog was in 1999

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Cite this Entry

“Blog.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blog. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

blog

noun
ˈblȯg How to pronounce blog (audio)
ˈbläg
: a website that contains an online personal journal with reflections, comments, and often hyperlinks provided by the writer
also : the contents of such a site
blog verb
blogger noun
blogging noun
Etymology

Noun

short for Weblog, from Web + log "record of events"

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