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jogger

[jog-er] /ˈdʒɒg ər/
noun
1.
a person who jogs.
2.
joggers, (used with a plural verb). Also called jogger pants, jogging pants. casual, tapered pants of soft, absorbent fabric, typically with elastic at the waist and ankles.
Origin of jogger
1965-1970
1965-70; jog1 + -er1
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  • Dawdling down Whitehall one day a jogger nailed me—they come to me like flies to honey—and got me to look at his pamphlet.

    The Open Air Richard Jefferies
  • From the perspective of today's jogger, running might seem an individual experience, and to a great extent it is.

  • There is a jogger everywhere, just as there is a buzzing fly everywhere in summer.

    The Open Air Richard Jefferies
British Dictionary definitions for jogger

jogger

/ˈdʒɒɡə/
noun
1.
a person who runs at a jog trot over some distance for exercise, usually regularly
2.
(NZ) a cart with rubber-tyred wheels used on a farm
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Word Origin and History for jogger
n.

c.1700, "one who walks heavily," also "one who gives a sudden push;" agent noun from jog (v.). Running sense is from 1968.

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