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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Norman Cousins:

    Hearty laughter is a good way to jog internally without having to go outdoors.

  2. Jim White:

    If you are going out for a light jog or stint on the elliptical, you probably aren't going to have an issue.

  3. Joanna Gaines:

    Several days later, I decided to go on a good long jog, trusting that Chip would not leave Drake again, as I was on my way back, I saw Chip coming down the road. He rolled up to me with his window down and said, ‘Baby, you’re doing so good. I’m heading to work now. I’ve got to go.’ I looked in the back, thinking, Of course he’s got Drake. But I didn’t see a car seat.

  4. Howard Mallen:

    La Barbera recommends travelling in pairs, and in known surroundings. Howard Mallen, co-founder and CEO of Krav Maga Worldwide, who teaches the popular self-defense technique developed by the Israel Defense Forces, said women should augment products like Cutrona’s with training. The risk of being attacked is increased when your attention is being diverted, you're alone, and/or your senses are impaired. Jogging or running is a perfect example of this, typically, runners have music blasting in their ears and jog by areas that can serve as hiding places for would be attackers.

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