Jog

Definition of Jog

Pronunciation: jǒg
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Jogged (jǒgd); p. pr. & vb. n. Jogging (jǒg"gĭng).]
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 side.
- Pope.
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, v. i.
v. i.1.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.
- Milton.
The good old ways our sires jogged safely over.
- R. Browning.
2.To run at less than maximum speed; to move on foot at a pace between a walk and a run; to run at a moderate pace so as to be able to continue for some time; - performed by people, mostly for exercise.
n.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.
3.A liesurely running pace. See jog{2}, v. i.
Jog trot
a slow, regular, jolting gait; hence, a routine habit or method, persistently adhered to.
- T. Hook.

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