Definition of weblog in US English:

weblog

noun

  • another term for blog
    • ‘I think the time has come to accept that people who write weblogs are, at the end of the day, just acting as writers.’
    • ‘Smart pens have become the latest way to post messages to online diaries, or weblogs, while on the move.’
    • ‘I'm still surprised by the number of people in the media who don't know what a weblog or a blog is.’
    • ‘I think that is why individual weblogs have an impact where church websites do not.’
    • ‘Blogging is creating your own weblog or blog by writing short entries on a website.’
    • ‘Firstly, let's examine the split between readers with weblogs and readers without weblogs.’
    • ‘Is there anyone out there who runs a site who feels that weblogs really need validation any more?’
    • ‘If you run a weblog or website yourself we are also asking you to join in this campaign on your own site.’
    • ‘The site will also feature an hour-by-hour weblog of campaign events and news stories.’
    • ‘Since when was it news that some weblogs get more traffic than others?’
    • ‘It stands to reason that had the series been set today, Laura would have had a weblog, not a diary.’
    • ‘Maybe clicking through links on various weblogs is not a good idea first thing on a Monday morning.’
    • ‘It is hard designing a personal site with more than just a weblog and has some serious stuff on it.’
    • ‘When I look at other people's weblogs, I find it fascinating to look at photos of the blogger.’
    • ‘In my absence, you'll find plenty of fine reading in the weblogs and other sites listed in the sidebar.’
    • ‘An asterisk next to the link shows that the weblog was updated within the last 3 hours.’
    • ‘Many of the weblogs and sites I consult on a regular basis posted reviews and comments about the film.’
    • ‘Some weblogs actively appeal for people to send them links to stuff that they might like to post about.’
    • ‘We also link to some of Britain's best weblogs, if you're looking for inspiration.’
    • ‘Are you interested in the political implications of weblogs and social software?’
    description, report, version, story, narration, narrative, statement, news, explanation, exposition, interpretation, communiqué, recital, rendition, sketch, delineation, portrayal, tale
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Origin

1990s: from web in the sense ‘World Wide Web’ + log in the sense ‘regular record of incidents’.

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