clog

[ klog, klawg ]
/ klɒg, klɔg /
||

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

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

noun


Nearby words

  1. clodhopper,
  2. clodhopping,
  3. clodpoll,
  4. cloete,
  5. clofibrate,
  6. clog dance,
  7. clogger,
  8. cloggy,
  9. cloison,
  10. cloisonne

Origin of clog

1350–1400; Middle English, of uncertain origin

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British Dictionary definitions for cloggy

cloggy

/ (ˈklɒɡɪ) /

adjective -gier or -giest

thick and sticky; causing clogging

clog

1
/ (klɒɡ) /

verb clogs, clogging or clogged

noun

Derived Formscloggy, adjectiveclogginess, noun

Word Origin for clog

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

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 Formsclogging, noun

Word Origin for clog

C21: c(amera) + log

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