[ blawg, blog ]
/ blɔg, blɒg /


a website containing a writer's or group of writers' own experiences, observations, opinions, etc., and often having images and links to other websites.
a single entry or post on such a website: She regularly contributes a blog to the magazine's website.

verb (used without object), blogged, blog·ging.

to maintain or add new entries to a blog.

verb (used with object), blogged, blog·ging.

to express or write about on a blog: She’s been blogging her illness for almost a year.


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Origin of blog

First recorded in 1995–2000; shortening of weblog


blog·ger, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for blog

/ (blɒɡ) /


informal an online journalFull name: weblog

Derived forms of blog

blogger, nounblogging, noun
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