Blog noun [short for Weblog] (1999): a Web site that contains an online personal journal with reflections, comments, and often hyperlinks provided by the writerBlog will be a new entry in the 2005 version of the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh Edition.
The other words in the top-ten list are as follows:
2. incumbentEight entries among the top ten is related to major news events from the presidential election to natural phenomena.
How many of the above words do you know? Clicking these words at the Merriam-Webster OnLine site provides their definitions.
The year 2004 was just the year when I began to use blog sites.
- Publisher: 'Blog' No. 1 word of the year, CNN.com (November 30, 2004).