[ blawg, blog ]
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  1. a website containing a writer's or group of writers' own experiences, observations, opinions, etc., and often having images and links to other websites.

  2. 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.
  1. to maintain or add new entries to a blog.

verb (used with object),blogged, blog·ging.
  1. to express or write about on a blog: She’s been blogging her illness for almost a year.

Origin of blog

First recorded in 1995–2000; shortening of weblog

Other words from blog

  • blog·ger, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use blog in a sentence

  • Well, reporters can barely search regular blogs, let alone keep track of the Xnet.

    Little Brother | Cory Doctorow
  • I'd saved a bunch of the blogs and videos and photostreams to my phone and I showed them to her.

    Little Brother | Cory Doctorow
  • The same article, being picked up on blogs, on some of the bigger diggdots, and an AP wire.

    Makers | Cory Doctorow
  • He read some blogs and discovered lots of other ride-operators were chasing this down but none of them had figured it out yet.

    Makers | Cory Doctorow
  • Everything that kid blogs, emails, and says will potentially end up in the public record.

    Makers | Cory Doctorow

British Dictionary definitions for blog


/ (blɒɡ) /

  1. informal an online journal: Full name: weblog

Derived forms of blog

  • blogger, noun
  • blogging, noun

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