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Definition of "jog" []

  • To move by shoving, bumping, or jerking; jar: a rough wagon ride that jogged the passengers. (verb-transitive)
  • To give a push or shake to; nudge: jogged her dozing companion with her elbow. (verb-transitive)
  • To rouse or stimulate as if by nudging: an old photo that might jog your memory. (verb-transitive)
  • To cause (a horse) to move at a leisurely pace. (verb-transitive)
  • To move with a jolting rhythm: The pack jogged against his back as he ran. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "jog" in a sentence
  • "Calling it a slow walk or a light jog is probably more accurate, no matter what I think."
  • "Today, after taking Carolyn to the playground while Gini and Kat had ritual at the Labyrinth, I realized that I could jog from the park to the coffee shop of doom without much trouble."
  • "Shanahan said everyone else, including tight end Chris Cooley, was able to practice Friday in what Shanahan calls a jog-through session."