Meaning of “jog” in the English Dictionary

"jog" in English

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uk /dʒɒɡ/ us /dʒɑːɡ/ -gg-

jog verb (MOVE FORWARD)

[ I + adv/prep ] to move forward slowly with a lot of shaking or movement up and down:

The horse and cart jogged down the rough track towards the farm.
We were getting more and more uncomfortable as we jogged along in the back of the truck.


Phrasal verb(s)

jognoun [ S ]

uk /dʒɒɡ/ us /dʒɑːɡ/

(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 slow regular speed, 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)