Meaning of blog in English:

blog

Pronunciation /blɒɡ/

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noun

  • A regularly updated website or web page, typically one run by an individual or small group, that is written in an informal or conversational style.

    ‘I'm talking about a tightly woven group of citizens united by web cams, blogs, pod casts and instant messages.’
    • ‘Insider blogs - employee blogs, sanctioned but not controlled by the company they work for.’
    • ‘A blog, or web log to give the term its full name, is basically a journal available for other people to read on the web.’
    • ‘I'm still surprised by the amount of people in the media who don't know what a weblog or a blog is.’
    • ‘Consumers are starting to use weblogs, or blogs, as guides to what they should and shouldn't buy, finds a survey.’
    • ‘Do people get the distinction between journalism blogs and blogs as personal diary?’
    • ‘The connections have caused a firestorm of speculation on Internet blogs and in chat rooms.’
    • ‘Weblogs, or blogs for short, are a cross between a diary, a web site, and an online community.’
    • ‘At the root of this problem is the confusion between the blog tool and the blog content.’
    • ‘What the book is, in fact, is the printed version of a blog, before blogs were invented.’
    • ‘Web logs or blogs are everywhere, with at least an estimated five million on the web and that number is set to grow.’
    • ‘It is known as blogging and results in bizarre websites called blogs.’
    • ‘This audience has gradually become better known to me through their own blogs, comments, webpages and emails.’
    • ‘Teen bloggers can, in fact, limit access to their blogs to selected friends on their instant messaging buddy list.’
    • ‘So far as I can make out, the only people who read blogs are other bloggers.’
    • ‘Thousands of individuals took to their computers to discuss the issues on their own Internet web pages, or blogs as they are known.’
    • ‘As blogs are relatively new and interesting, they did a large-scale marketing campaign.’
    • ‘I'm not really in the mood to write blogs, read blogs, or make comments.’
    • ‘I'm not sure if having separate boxes for blogs and blog comments is really working?’
    • ‘Most blog software imbues the end result with a blog format purely by virtue of its use.’
    description, report, version, story, narration, narrative, statement, news, explanation, exposition, interpretation, communiqué, recital, rendition, sketch, delineation, portrayal, tale

verbverb blogs, verb blogging, verb blogged

[no object]
  • 1Add new material to or regularly update a blog.

    ‘it's about a week since I last blogged’
    • ‘I knew what blogs were and had read some out of political interest, but had not blogged myself.’
    • ‘I'm in Atlanta, and I am blogging from the public library this morning.’
    • ‘This article reminded me that there is a whole section of the business world that I have never really blogged about - franchising.’
    • ‘It used to be a small group, but now everyone who blogs at the company is spreading the message.’
    • ‘I've blogged several times before about inherent problems in human decision making.’
    • ‘Sorry I haven't blogged in a while.’
    • ‘Last year, I blogged a lot about various anniversary-year events being observed in France: Salvador Dali and George Sand were the big ones.’
    • ‘It's a breeze to use even if you've never blogged before.’
    • ‘He has blogged about taking his six-year-old to a dance recital.’
    • ‘Anyone who is experienced in writing original posts understands this, but new bloggers may not and managers who haven't ever blogged almost certainly will not.’
    • ‘Whilst out on the town, something happened which I would normally have blogged about.’
    • ‘I was previously aware in a general way that my impossibly-high standards for myself can get in the way of accomplishing things, and the other evening I blogged about precisely that.’
    • ‘I can't believe it's been 2 weeks since I blogged last!’
    • ‘He blogs about online privacy.’
    • ‘He's a passionate cook, who blogs, writes cookbooks, and concocts recipes.’
    • ‘When I started blogging about books, my general goal was simply to write about the ones I was reading.’
    • ‘He became instantly obsessed with the possibilities of social media, blogging for hours each day.’
    • ‘Not everyone has blogged with such benign motives.’
    • ‘It turned out that the winner was a housewife who blogged under a pseudonym (she revealed herself late in the contest).’
    • ‘Recently he blogged about my favorite food cities: Barcelona and San Sebastian, and is now back in San Francisco.’
    1. 1.1with object Write about (an event, situation, topic, etc.) in a blog.
      ‘Patrick blogged the background to the video game release, and the story quickly went viral’
      • ‘He's blogging the entire process of starting a company.’
      • ‘I'll be blogging the event, with a full write-up next week.’
      • ‘We've been faithfully blogging Australian gaming news since 1998.’
      • ‘The professional theatre company is blogging news about arts organizations that provide support.’
      • ‘When I met Joe at a conference, he was blogging it, in real time, over the wireless network.’
      • ‘The owners have blogged their personal journey, freely discussing how they used to be homeless and what led them to want to start a bakery.’
      • ‘I'm blogging this session in near-live time since I have over 20 pages of notes from earlier keynotes and panels this morning.’
      • ‘Last time I blogged a rumour like this, it turned out to be true.’
      • ‘A number of people have blogged their notes already, from which I have drawn a few random excerpts - best to go read the originals for the full set of opinions.’
      • ‘He was fired for blogging a few frustrated comments about his employers.’
      • ‘Here are some of the links and observations from the immediate aftermath of the case, as I blogged them.’
      • ‘I don't have much luck blogging basketball games.’
      • ‘He teaches a cooking class, runs a cooking club and blogs his recipes.’
      • ‘Jon is now blogging the prison stories of his friends inside and documenting his return to society.’
      • ‘I remember when I last took him to the vet because I blogged it.’
      • ‘Earlier today our L.A. correspondent blogged the Academy Awards live from Hollywood.’
      • ‘A group of new-media journalism students blogged the conference in real time, on their laptops and with their mobile phones and video cameras.’
      • ‘It sounds like a great adventure, and the best thing is that you can tag along with her because she is blogging her trip.’
      • ‘The kind of people who wrote journals enjoyed the anonymity of blogging their private thoughts to a public audience.’
      • ‘To my shame I missed blogging this story.’

Origin

1990s abbreviation of weblog.