What does jog mean?

Definitions for jogdʒɒg

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word jog.

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"


  1. Jog(v. i.)

    To run at less than maximum speed; to move on foot at a pace between a walk and a run; to run at a moderate pace so as to be able to continue for some time; -- performed by people, mostly for exercise.

  2. Jog(n.)

    A liesurely running pace. See jog, v. i.


  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

  7. Origin: [OE. joggen; cf. W. gogi to shake, and also E. shog, shock, v.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Jog

    jog, v.t. to shake: to push with the elbow or hand, to stimulate, stir up, as the memory.—v.i. to move by jogs: to travel slowly:—pr.p. jog′ging; pa.p. jogged.—n. a slight shake: a push.—ns. Jog′ger (Dryden), one who moves slowly and heavily; Jog′trot, a slow jogging trot.—Be jogging, to move on, to depart. [A weakened form of shock.]

Editors Contribution

  1. Jog

    To run at a specific pace.

    He chose to jog to work and shower when he got there every morning.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jog in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jog in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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