Definitions for: Jog
[n] a slight push or shake
[n] a slow pace of running
[n] a sharp change in direction; "there was a jog in the road"
[v] stimulate to remember; "jog my memory"
[v] give a slight push to
[v] run at a moderately swift pace
[v] run for exercise; "jog along the canal"
[v] even up the edges of a stack of paper, in printing
[v] continue talking or writing in a desultory manner; "This novel rambles on and jogs"
Webster (1913) Definition: Jog, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Jogged; p. pr. & vb. n.
Jogging.] [OE. joggen; cf. W. gogi to shake, and also E.
shog, shock, v.]
1. To push or shake with the elbow or hand; to jostle; esp.,
to push or touch, in order to give notice, to excite one's
attention, or to warn.
Now leaps he upright, jogs me, and cries: Do you see
Yonder well-favored youth? --Donne.
Sudden I jogged Ulysses, who was laid Fast by my
2. To suggest to; to notify; to remind; to call the attention
of; as, to jog the memory.
3. To cause to jog; to drive at a jog, as a horse. See Jog,
Jog, v. i.
To move by jogs or small shocks, like those of a slow trot;
to move slowly, leisurely, or monotonously; -- usually with
on, sometimes with over.
Jog on, jog on, the footpath way. --Shak.
So hung his destiny, never to rot,
While he might still jog on and keep his trot.
The good old ways our sires jogged safely over. --R.
1. A slight shake; a shake or push intended to give notice or
awaken attention; a push; a jolt.
To give them by turns an invisible jog. --Swift.
2. A rub; a slight stop; an obstruction; hence, an
irregularity in motion of from; a hitch; a break in the
direction of a line or the surface of a plane. --Glanvill.
Jog trot, a slow, regular, jolting gait; hence, a routine
habit or method, persistently adhered to. --T. Hook.
Synonyms: clip, even up, lope, nudge, ramble, ramble on, square up, trot, trot
See Also: angular shape, angularity, carry on, continue, dogtrot, go on, locomotion, nudge, poke at, proceed, prod, provoke, push, pushing, run, square, stimulate, travel
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