jog Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “jog” in the English Dictionary

"jog" in British English

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uk   /dʒɒɡ/  us   /dʒɑːɡ/ (-gg-)

jog verb (RUN)

B1 [I] to ​run at a ​slow, ​regularspeed, ​especially as a ​form of ​exercise: "What do you do to ​keepfit?" "I jog and go ​swimming." He was ​walking at a very ​quickpace and I had to jog to ​keep up with him.

jog verb (PUSH)

[T] to ​push or ​knock someone or something ​slightly, ​especially with ​yourarm: A man ​rushed past and jogged her elbow, making her ​drop the ​bag.

jog verb (MOVE FORWARD)

[I + adv/prep] to ​moveforwardslowly with a lot of ​shaking or ​movement up and down: The ​horse and ​cart jogged down the ​roughtrack towards the ​farm. We were getting more and more ​uncomfortable as we jogged along in the back of the ​truck.
Phrasal verbs

jognoun [S]

uk   /dʒɒɡ/  us   /dʒɑːɡ/
a ​run that you do at a ​slow, ​regularspeed, ​especially as a ​form of ​exercise: I haven't done much ​exercise all ​week, so I ​think I'll go for a jog this ​morning.
(Definition of jog from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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jogverb [I]

 us   /dʒɑɡ, dʒɔɡ/ (-gg-)
to ​run at a ​slowregularspeed, esp. as a ​form of ​exercise: Bill jogs for 30 ​minutes every ​morning before ​breakfast.
noun [C]  us   /dʒɑɡ, dʒɔɡ/
I ​think I’ll go out for a jog.
noun [C]  us   /ˈdʒɑɡ·ər, ˈdʒɔ·ɡər/
The ​park was ​full of joggers, bicyclists, and skaters.
noun [U]  us   /ˈdʒɑɡ·ɪŋ, ˈdʒɔ·ɡɪŋ/
The ​president goes jogging several ​times a ​week.
(Definition of jog from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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