clog

[ klog, klawg ]
/ klɒg, klɔg /

verb (used with object), clogged, clog·ging.

verb (used without object), clogged, clog·ging.

noun

Origin of clog

1350–1400; Middle English, of uncertain origin

Related forms

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British Dictionary definitions for clog (1 of 2)

clog

1
/ (klɒɡ) /

verb clogs, clogging or clogged

noun

Derived Forms

cloggy, adjectiveclogginess, noun

Word Origin for clog

C14 (in the sense: block of wood): of unknown origin

British Dictionary definitions for clog (2 of 2)

clog

2
/ (klɒɡ) /

verb clogs, clogging or clogged

to use a photo-enabled mobile phone to take a photograph of (someone) and send it to a website without his or her knowledge or consent

Derived Forms

clogging, noun

Word Origin for clog

C21: c(amera) + log
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