Definition of vlog in US English:

vlog

noun

  • A personal website or social media account where a person regularly posts short videos.

    ‘you can add travel vlogs to the growing list of travel-related material popping up on the Web’
    • ‘To get a sense of last year's trip, visit Casey's vlog.’
    • ‘Of the 11 videos I found defining a vlog, about half referred to style.’
    • ‘The next sections are arranged thematically, looking at different ways to address the anatomy of a vlog.’
    • ‘He edits the footage on his computer, then posts it on his vlog.’
    • ‘Plus, Garfield said, vlogs offer something reality shows can't.’
    • ‘Video blogs, or vlogs, could help counterbalance talk radio.’
    • ‘I also created a little movie about this … my second vlog entry!’
    • ‘During this time the first five videos posted on the vlog's index page were examined.’
    • ‘And his personality is perfect for stardom in the new, yet ever-changing world of vlogs, Kahn said.’
    • ‘Hamilton's vlog offers a behind-the-scenes look at the everyday life of a teenager.’
    • ‘The negotiation of identity can take shape in many forms such as a diary or vlog.’
    • ‘The variety in the selected vlogs reflects the human experience.’
    • ‘The overall tone of the vlog was lighthearted with a soundtrack that enhanced this atmosphere.’
    • ‘So Dave from PR's got a vlog, then.’
    • ‘Suggestions on how to make a vlog ranged from rudimentary to sophisticated.’
    • ‘He negotiates his old and new identities on his vlog.’
    • ‘Another way that vloggers utilize their sites is to indulge in a natural narcissistic tendency by centering their vlogs on themselves.’
    • ‘The last two sections focus on three controversies around the reality or authenticity of vlogs.’
    • ‘With audiences typically in the dozens or hundreds, the vlogs aren't yet threatening ratings at the BBC.’
    • ‘The vlog's subtitle, "Where the journey is the destination", further supports this interpretation.’
    diary, day-by-day account, daily record, log, logbook, weblog, blog, moblog, yearbook
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verb

  • 1no object Add new material to or regularly update a vlog.

    ‘various YouTube celebrities vlogged about the trend’
    ‘having vlogged for nine years, Brown is no stranger to speaking to people on the Internet’
    1. 1.1with object Post one or more short videos of or about (something) to a vlog.
      ‘he vlogged the birth of his second child’

Origin

Early 21st century: blend of video and blog.

Pronunciation

vlog

/vläɡ//vlɑɡ/