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jog

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[ jog ]

verb (used with object)

, jogged, jog·ging.
  1. to move or shake with a push or jerk:

    The horseman jogged the reins lightly.

  2. to cause to function with a jolt for a moment or in a series of disconnected motions:

    He jogged the motor and started the machine.

  3. to push slightly, as to arouse the attention; nudge:

    She jogged his elbow when she wanted to be introduced to one of his friends.

  4. to stir or jolt into activity or alertness, as by a hint or reminder:

    to jog a person's memory.

  5. to cause (a horse) to go at a steady trot.
  6. Printing. to align the edges of (a stack of sheets of paper of the same size) by gently tapping.


verb (used without object)

, jogged, jog·ging.
  1. to run at a leisurely, slow pace, especially as an outdoor exercise:

    He jogs two miles every morning to keep in shape.

    Synonyms: scamper, trot, lope

  2. to run or ride at a steady trot:

    They jogged to the stable.

  3. to move with a jolt or jerk:

    Her briefcase jogged against her leg as she walked.

  4. to go or travel with a jolting pace or motion:

    The clumsy cart jogged down the bumpy road.

  5. to go in a desultory or humdrum fashion (usually followed by on or along ):

    He just jogged along, getting by however he could.

noun

  1. a shake; slight push; nudge.
  2. a steady trot, as of a horse.
  3. an act, instance, or period of jogging:

    to go for a jog before breakfast.

  4. a jogging pace:

    He approached us at a jog.

jog

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[ jog ]

noun

  1. an irregularity of line or surface; projection; notch.
  2. a bend or turn:

    a country road full of sudden jogs.

  3. Theater. a narrow flat placed at right angles to another flat to make a corner, used especially in sets representing an interior.

verb (used without object)

, jogged, jog·ging.
  1. to bend or turn:

    The road jogs to the right beyond those trees.

jog

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/ dʒɒɡ /

verb

  1. intr to run or move slowly or at a jog trot, esp for physical exercise
  2. intr; foll by on or along to continue in a plodding way
  3. tr to jar or nudge slightly; shake lightly
  4. tr to remind; stimulate

    please jog my memory

  5. tr printing to even up the edges of (a stack of paper); square up


noun

  1. the act of jogging
  2. a slight jar or nudge
  3. a jogging motion; trot

jog

2

/ dʒɒɡ /

noun

  1. a sharp protruding point in a surface; jag
  2. a sudden change in course or direction
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Word History and Origins

Origin of jog1

First recorded in 1540–50; origin uncertain; perhaps a blend of jot “to jog” (now dialectal) + shog ( def )

Origin of jog2

First recorded in 1705–15; variant of jag 1
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Word History and Origins

Origin of jog1

C14: probably variant of shog to shake, influenced by dialect jot to jolt

Origin of jog2

C18: probably variant of jag 1
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Example Sentences

On a warmer afternoon jog, it was extremely breathable and comfortable over a tank.

If you’re out for a jog with no one around or on a walk outside with a friend, a simple two- or three-layer cloth mask is fine.

Another time my mom had taken him to the beach and he went for a jog.

From Ozy

If you’re using your wireless earbuds while you’re on the move—maybe at work, or during a jog on a hot day—they’ll be coming into contact with your sweat due to their small size and location on your head.

Whether it’s a windy, riverside bike ride or a jog up a steep San Francisco hill, chances are, your mind—not to mention your body—will thank you for it.

He would be Cory Booker, who has promised to lead a campaign jog to a local ice cream parlor.

It begins with forgetting lines in lectures and losing track of where she is on a jog, and gets worse.

If we are not yet having full-scale runs on Cypriot banks, we've at least worked up to a pretty brisk jog.

He has also said he used to jog past the house bin Laden was hiding in.

If you absolutely must jog your memory on all the details, you can check out handy FAQ from the spring.

How I do wish sometimes to give Ritchie a jog, when there is some stumbling-block that he sticks fast at.

Thus fortified with wisdom, he calmly looks the evil in the face, and lets it not disturb his little jog-trot existence.

In order to get this off his pole, he would jog one end of the pole on the ground until the “biscuit” would slide off.

Jack Harvey, waiting a moment longer to rest, started off on an easy jog-trot back to camp.

From time to time the slave-drivers would jog them along with a few lashes from a four-cornered "hippo" hide kiboko, or whip.

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