Definition of weblog in US English:

weblog

noun

  • another term for blog
    • ‘Blogging is creating your own weblog or blog by writing short entries on a website.’
    • ‘I'm still surprised by the number of people in the media who don't know what a weblog or a blog is.’
    • ‘Since when was it news that some weblogs get more traffic than others?’
    • ‘I think that is why individual weblogs have an impact where church websites do not.’
    • ‘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?’
    • ‘Smart pens have become the latest way to post messages to online diaries, or weblogs, while on the move.’
    • ‘An asterisk next to the link shows that the weblog was updated within the last 3 hours.’
    • ‘We also link to some of Britain's best weblogs, if you're looking for inspiration.’
    • ‘In my absence, you'll find plenty of fine reading in the weblogs and other sites listed in the sidebar.’
    • ‘Are you interested in the political implications of weblogs and social software?’
    • ‘The site will also feature an hour-by-hour weblog of campaign events and news stories.’
    • ‘If you run a weblog or website yourself we are also asking you to join in this campaign on your own site.’
    • ‘Maybe clicking through links on various weblogs is not a good idea first thing on a Monday morning.’
    • ‘When I look at other people's weblogs, I find it fascinating to look at photos of the blogger.’
    • ‘I think the time has come to accept that people who write weblogs are, at the end of the day, just acting as writers.’
    • ‘It stands to reason that had the series been set today, Laura would have had a weblog, not a diary.’
    • ‘It is hard designing a personal site with more than just a weblog and has some serious stuff on it.’
    • ‘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.’
    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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