clog Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “clog” in the English Dictionary

"clog" in British English

See all translations

clogverb [I or T]

uk   /klɒɡ/  us   /klɑːɡ/ (-gg-)
to (​cause something to) ​becomeblocked or ​filled so that ​movement or ​activity is ​difficult: The ​roads are clogged withholidaytraffic. Eating too much ​fatcausesyourarteries to clog (up). Leaves are clogging (up) the ​drain.
clogged
adjective uk   /klɒɡd/  us   /klɑːɡd/
blocked: clogged ​pipes

clognoun [C usually plural]

uk   /klɒɡ/  us   /klɑːɡ/
a ​type of ​shoe made of ​wood, or with the ​toppart made of ​leather and the ​bottompart of ​wood
(Definition of clog from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"clog" in American English

See all translations

clogverb [I/T]

 us   /klɑɡ, klɔɡ/ (-gg-)

clog verb [I/T] (BLOCK)

to ​becomeblocked or ​filled so that ​movement or ​activity is ​slowed or ​stopped, or to ​cause this to ​happen: [T] During ​rushhour, ​downtownstreets are clogged with commuters. [M] Too much ​cholesterol clogs up ​yourarteries.

clognoun [C]

 us   /klɑɡ, klɔɡ/

clog noun [C] (SHOE)

a ​shoe with a ​thick, often ​woodenbottom and a ​top that ​covers the ​front of the ​foot, but not the ​heel
(Definition of clog from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “clog”
in Korean 막다…
in Arabic يَنسَدّ…
in Malaysian trsumbat…
in French boucher, bloquer…
in Russian засорять, забивать…
in Chinese (Traditional) (使)阻塞,(使)堵塞, 塞上…
in Italian bloccare, ostruire, intasare…
in Turkish tıkamak, tıkanmak…
in Polish zapychać (się)…
in Spanish obstruir, atascar…
in Vietnamese bị bít kín…
in Portuguese entupir, entupir-se, emperrar…
in Thai อุดตัน…
in German verstopfen…
in Catalan obstruir(-se), embossar(-se)…
in Japanese 詰まる…
in Chinese (Simplified) (使)阻塞,(使)堵塞, 塞上…
in Indonesian menyumbat…
What is the pronunciation of clog?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

conker

the shiny brown poisonous nut of a horse chestnut tree

Word of the Day

Meerkat meme
Meerkat meme
by Colin McIntosh,
September 03, 2015
Meerkats are not new to popular culture (they appear in the folk tales of the San people of the Kalahari), but their arrival in the public’s consciousness, at least in the UK and the US, is a relatively recent phenomenon. Meerkats are small, sociable Southern African mammals that live in large family

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More