jog

1
[jog]

verb (used with object), jogged, jog·ging.

verb (used without object), jogged, jog·ging.

noun


Nearby words

  1. joey hooker,
  2. joffre,
  3. joffre, joseph jacques césaire,
  4. joffrey,
  5. joffroy's sign,
  6. jog on,
  7. jog trot,
  8. jogger,
  9. jogger's amenorrhea,
  10. jogger's nipple

Origin of jog

1
1540–50; blend of jot to jog (now dial.) and shog to shake, jog (late Middle English shoggen)

Related formsjog·ger, noun

jog

2
[jog]

noun

an irregularity of line or surface; projection; notch.
a bend or turn: a country road full of sudden jogs.
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.

to bend or turn: The road jogs to the right beyond those trees.

Origin of jog

2
First recorded in 1705–15; variant of jag1

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British Dictionary definitions for jogged

jog

1

verb jogs, jogging or jogged

(intr) to run or move slowly or at a jog trot, esp for physical exercise
(intr; foll by on or along) to continue in a plodding way
(tr) to jar or nudge slightly; shake lightly
(tr) to remind; stimulateplease jog my memory
(tr) printing to even up the edges of (a stack of paper); square up

noun

the act of jogging
a slight jar or nudge
a jogging motion; trot

Word Origin for jog

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

jog

2

noun US and Canadian

a sharp protruding point in a surface; jag
a sudden change in course or direction

Word Origin for jog

C18: probably variant of jag 1

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Word Origin and History for jogged

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