jogger

[jog-er]
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noun
  1. a person who jogs.
  2. joggers, (used with a plural verb) Also called jogger pants, jogging pants. casual, tapered pants of soft, absorbent fabric, typically with elastic at the waist and ankles.

Origin of jogger

First recorded in 1965–70; jog1 + -er1
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Contemporary Examples of jogger

  • He says that someone cut the legs of jogger, when no one had, although her legs were covered with scratches.

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    The Myth of the Central Park Five

    Edward Conlon

    October 19, 2014

  • All said that they only touched the jogger or helped restrain her, while one or more of the others forced themselves on her.

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    The Myth of the Central Park Five

    Edward Conlon

    October 19, 2014

  • The jogger had no memory of the attack, and none of the other victims could make an identification of the Five.

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    The Myth of the Central Park Five

    Edward Conlon

    October 19, 2014

Historical Examples of jogger

  • There is a jogger everywhere, just as there is a buzzing fly everywhere in summer.

    The Open Air

    Richard Jefferies

  • Dawdling down Whitehall one day a jogger nailed me—they come to me like flies to honey—and got me to look at his pamphlet.

    The Open Air

    Richard Jefferies

  • From the perspective of today's jogger, running might seem an individual experience, and to a great extent it is.


British Dictionary definitions for jogger

jogger

noun
  1. a person who runs at a jog trot over some distance for exercise, usually regularly
  2. NZ a cart with rubber-tyred wheels used on a farm
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Word Origin and History for jogger
n.

c.1700, "one who walks heavily," also "one who gives a sudden push;" agent noun from jog (v.). Running sense is from 1968.

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