Definitions for jogdʒɒg

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jogdʒɒg(v.; n.)jogged, jog•ging

  1. (v.t.)to move or shake with a push or jerk.

  2. to stir into activity or alertness, as by a reminder:

    to jog one's memory.

  3. to cause (a horse) to go at a steady trot.

  4. to align the edges of (a stack of sheets of paper) by gently tapping.

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  5. (v.i.)to run at a slow, steady pace.

  6. to ride at a steady trot.

  7. to go with a heavy or jolting motion.

  8. to go in a desultory or humdrum fashion (usu. fol. by on or along).

  9. (n.)a shake; slight push.

  10. a steady trot, as of a horse.

  11. an act or instance of jogging:

    to go for a jog.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  12. a jogging pace.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of jog:

1540–50; perh. b. jot to jog (now dial.) and shog to shake, jog (late ME shoggen)


jogdʒɒg(n.; v.)jogged, jog•ging.

  1. (n.)an irregularity of line or surface; projection; notch.

  2. a bend or turn.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  3. (v.i.)to bend or turn:

    The road jogs to the left there.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of jog:

1705–15; var. of jag1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. jog(noun)

    a sharp change in direction

    "there was a jog in the road"

  2. jog, trot, lope(noun)

    a slow pace of running

  3. nudge, jog(verb)

    a slight push or shake

  4. ramble on, ramble, jog(verb)

    continue talking or writing in a desultory manner

    "This novel rambles on and jogs"

  5. square up, jog, even up(verb)

    even up the edges of a stack of paper, in printing

  6. jog(verb)

    run for exercise

    "jog along the canal"

  7. trot, jog, clip(verb)

    run at a moderately swift pace

  8. jog(verb)

    give a slight push to

  9. jog(verb)

    stimulate to remember

    "jog my memory"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. jog(verb)ʒɒg

    to run for exercise

    people jogging in the park

  2. jogʒɒg

    to lightly knock against

    He jogged my elbow as I wrote.

  3. jogʒɒg

    to make sb remember sth

    Something she said jogged my memory.

  4. jog(noun)ʒɒg

    a run for exercise

    to go for a jog


  1. jog(Noun)

    A form of exercise, slower than a run

  2. jog(Verb)

    To move or shake with a push or jerk; to jolt.

  3. jog(Verb)

    To push slightly.

    jog one's elbow

  4. jog(Verb)

    To shake, stir or rouse.

    I tried desperately to jog my memory.

  5. jog(Verb)

    To have a jog (UK); to take a jog (US).

  6. jog(Verb)

    To straighten stacks of paper by lighting tapping against a flat surface.

  7. Origin: From earlier shog, from shoggen, schoggen, from schocken or schoggen, schucken, from *, from skukkanan. More at shock.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jog(verb)

    to push or shake with the elbow or hand; to jostle; esp., to push or touch, in order to give notice, to excite one's attention, or to warn

  2. Jog(verb)

    to suggest to; to notify; to remind; to call the attention of; as, to jog the memory

  3. Jog(verb)

    to cause to jog; to drive at a jog, as a horse. See Jog, v. i

  4. Jog(verb)

    to move by jogs or small shocks, like those of a slow trot; to move slowly, leisurely, or monotonously; -- usually with on, sometimes with over

  5. Jog(noun)

    a slight shake; a shake or push intended to give notice or awaken attention; a push; a jolt

  6. Jog(noun)

    a rub; a slight stop; an obstruction; hence, an irregularity in motion of from; a hitch; a break in the direction of a line or the surface of a plane

Translations for jog

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to push, shake or knock gently

He jogged my arm and I spilt my coffee; I have forgotten, but something may jog my memory later on.

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