When your computer-loving friend takes your photograph, you might be wise to ask, "Are you planning to put that on your blog?" A blog is a personal website or online journal.

It seems like everyone has a blog these days, or a website that's used as a personal diary for posting photos, stories, and entries about interests, families, or hobbies. Blog can also be used as a verb to mean "post something on a blog," so you could say, "I plan to blog about how delicious this slice of apple pie tastes." The original term, which was first used in the mid-1990s, was weblog, which was shortened to blog by 1998.

Definitions of blog
  1. noun
    an online journal where people can post entries about their experiences
    “postings on a blog are usually in chronological order”
    synonyms: web log
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    type of:
    diary, journal
    a daily written record of (usually personal) experiences and observations
  2. verb
    read, write, or edit a shared online journal
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    type of:
    communicate, intercommunicate
    transmit thoughts or feelings
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