WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
jog1 /dʒɑg/USA pronunciation   v.,  jogged, jog•ging, n. 
  1. to move or shake with a push or jerk:[+ object]He jogged my arm as he walked past.
  2. to rouse (the memory) to alertness:[+ object]hearing the name jogged his memory of an earlier time.
  3. to (cause a horse to) go at a steady trot, or at a slow, steady pace: [+ object]The jockey jogged the horse.[no object]The horse jogged around the track.
  4. to run at a slow, steady pace:[no object]He liked to jog in the park every morning.

n. [countable]
  1. a shake;
    slight push;
    nudge:a little jog from behind.
  2. a reminder:a jog to the memory.
  3. an act or instance of jogging:to go for a jog.
  4. a jogging pace:proceeding at a slow jog.
jog•ger, n. [countable]

jog2 /dʒɑg/USA pronunciation   n., v.,  jogged, jog•ging. 
n. [countable]
  1. a bend or turn.

v. [no object]
  1. to bend or turn:The road jogs to the left up ahead.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
jog1  ( jog),USA pronunciation v.,  jogged, jog•ging, n. 
  1. to move or shake with a push or jerk:The horseman jogged the reins lightly.
  2. to cause to function with a jolt for a moment or in a series of disconnected motions:He jogged the motor and started the machine.
  3. to push slightly, as to arouse the attention;
    nudge:She jogged his elbow when she wanted to be introduced to one of his friends.
  4. to stir or jolt into activity or alertness, as by a hint or reminder:to jog a person's memory.
  5. to cause (a horse) to go at a steady trot.
  6. Printingto align the edges of (a stack of sheets of paper of the same size) by gently tapping.

  1. to run at a leisurely, slow pace, esp. as an outdoor exercise:He jogs two miles every morning to keep in shape.
  2. to run or ride at a steady trot:They jogged to the stable.
  3. to move with a jolt or jerk:Her briefcase jogged against her leg as she walked.
  4. to go or travel with a jolting pace or motion:The clumsy cart jogged down the bumpy road.
  5. to go in a desultory or humdrum fashion (usually fol. by on or along):He just jogged along, getting by however he could.

  1. a shake;
    slight push;
  2. a steady trot, as of a horse.
  3. an act, instance, or period of jogging:to go for a jog before breakfast.
  4. a jogging pace:He approached us at a jog.
jogger, n. 
  • blend of, blended jot to jog (now dialect, dialectal) and shog to shake, jog (late Middle English shoggen) 1540–50

jog2  ( jog),USA pronunciation n., v.,  jogged, jog•ging. 
  1. an irregularity of line or surface;
  2. a bend or turn:a country road full of sudden jogs.
  3. Show Business[Theat.]a narrow flat placed at right angles to another flat to make a corner, used esp. in sets representing an interior.

  1. to bend or turn:The road jogs to the right beyond those trees.
  • variant of jag1 1705–15

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

jogger /ˈdʒɒɡə/ n
  1. a person who runs at a jog trot over some distance for exercise, usually regularly
  2. NZ a cart with rubber-tyred wheels used on a farm

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