Definition of jogger in English:



  • 1A person who jogs as a form of physical exercise.

    ‘there are joggers on every road’
    • ‘We must not forget to mention the skateboards, bicycles, joggers.’
    • ‘Police have been on the scene for about two hours now, after an early morning jogger found the body.’
    • ‘Everyone from seasoned runners to the occasional jogger is welcome to take part.’
    • ‘I would describe myself more as a jogger than as a runner.’
    • ‘Police would particularly like to speak to a jogger who helped the boy at the scene.’
    • ‘At 3.6 ounces, the Mini is about 2 ounces lighter than the regular iPod, making it tempting for joggers and gym rats.’
    • ‘An avid jogger, he likes to stay light on his feet.’
    • ‘She was the jogger on the mountain road this morning, the one that had reminded him of Katherine.’
    • ‘The event is open to runners, joggers and walkers alike and covers the 4-mile road circuit.’
    • ‘Skyrac is a broad church and members include juniors, road runners, joggers and fellrunners.’
    • ‘Within a few hours the steps will become a traffic jam of joggers as thousands of runners pound out their daily practice.’
    • ‘Bella was still smiling when another jogger collided into her with a force that definitely threw her to the side.’
    • ‘A friend told him that a jogger on the Cawood-Kelfield road had been told by police to go home.’
    • ‘Thus, all those joggers and exercise buffs are always going to be in a minority.’
    • ‘An early morning jogger whizzes past under the dappled sunlight as the street dog barks somewhere round the corner.’
    • ‘However, her rise to fame will be an inspiration to the thousands of joggers participating in Britain's biggest ever 10k road race.’
    • ‘The news would perhaps dishearten walkers and joggers on Race Course and Nehru Stadium.’
    • ‘That same recreational jogger could keep up with the preferred trotting speed of a thousand-pound horse.’
    • ‘It is an opportunity for fun runners, joggers and charity fund-raisers to rub shoulders with the fast and famous.’
    • ‘Apart from the occasional lobster-hued jogger panting along through the blazing sun, no one appeared to live in the District.’
    1. 1.1Loose trousers made of a stretchy fabric and typically elasticated at the waist and ankles, worn especially for jogging.
      ‘sporty types in joggers’
      • ‘He wore a black-hooded sloppy joe with white writing across the front, grey shirt, black tracksuit pants and white joggers.’
      • ‘The technique involves tying the boots off at ankle height, like joggers, before lacing further up the boot.’
      • ‘And then there was me, standing in just a pair of shorts and faded blue shirt, wearing faded joggers.’
      • ‘Yet this girl was clad in faded blue jeans with worn joggers, a plain green T-shirt, and had her favourite leather jacket resting in her lap.’
      • ‘Ater all, with joggers, thongs and rainy weather for three days in a row, what's a regular guy to do?’
      • ‘He had short thick black hair with long sideburns and wore a distinctive gold-coloured summer jacket, zipped up, with black or dark blue joggers or trousers.’
      • ‘I have five sets of basketball gear, two jumpers, two joggers, three suits of school uniform and two pair of basketball shoes.’