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clog

 (klôg, klŏg)
n.
1. An obstruction or hindrance.
2. A weight, such as a block, attached to the leg of an animal to hinder movement.
3. A heavy, traditionally wooden-soled shoe.
v. clogged, clog·ging, clogs
v.tr.
1. To obstruct movement on or in; block up: Heavy traffic clogged the freeways.
2. To hamper the function or activity of; impede: "attorneys clogging our courts with actions designed to harass state and local governments" (Roslyn L. Anderson and Patricia L. Irvin).
v.intr.
1. To become obstructed or choked up: The pipes had clogged with rust.
2. To thicken or stick together; clot.
3. To do a clog dance.

[Middle English, block attached to an animal's leg.]

clog

(klɒɡ)
vb, clogs, clogging or clogged
1. to obstruct or become obstructed with thick or sticky matter
2. (tr) to encumber; hinder; impede
3. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) (tr) to fasten a clog or impediment to (an animal, such as a horse)
4. (intr) to adhere or stick in a mass
5. (Soccer) slang (in soccer) to foul (an opponent)
6. (Rugby) slang (in soccer) to foul (an opponent)
n
7. (Clothing & Fashion)
a. any of various wooden or wooden-soled shoes
b. (as modifier): clog dance.
8. a heavy block, esp of wood, fastened to the leg of a person or animal to impede motion
9. something that impedes motion or action; hindrance
10. pop one's clogs slang to die
[C14 (in the sense: block of wood): of unknown origin]
ˈcloggy adj
ˈclogginess n

clog

(klɒɡ)
vb, clogs, clogging or clogged
(Telecommunications) to use a photo-enabled mobile phone to take a photograph of (someone) and send it to a website without his or her knowledge or consent
[C21: c(amera) + log]
ˈclogging n

clog

(klɒg, klɔg)

v. clogged, clog•ging,
n. v.t.
1. to hinder or obstruct with thick or sticky matter; choke up: to clog a drain.
2. to crowd excessively; overfill: Cars clogged the highway.
3. to encumber; hamper; hinder.
v.i.
4. to become clogged or choked up.
5. to stick; stick together.
6. to do a clog dance.
n.
7. anything that impedes movement; encumbrance or hindrance.
8. a shoe or sandal with a thick sole of wood, cork, or rubber.
[1350–1400; Middle English; of uncertain orig.]
clog′gi•ly, adv.
clog′gi•ness, n.
clog′gy, adj.

clog


Past participle: clogged
Gerund: clogging

Imperative
clog
clog
Present
I clog
you clog
he/she/it clogs
we clog
you clog
they clog
Preterite
I clogged
you clogged
he/she/it clogged
we clogged
you clogged
they clogged
Present Continuous
I am clogging
you are clogging
he/she/it is clogging
we are clogging
you are clogging
they are clogging
Present Perfect
I have clogged
you have clogged
he/she/it has clogged
we have clogged
you have clogged
they have clogged
Past Continuous
I was clogging
you were clogging
he/she/it was clogging
we were clogging
you were clogging
they were clogging
Past Perfect
I had clogged
you had clogged
he/she/it had clogged
we had clogged
you had clogged
they had clogged
Future
I will clog
you will clog
he/she/it will clog
we will clog
you will clog
they will clog
Future Perfect
I will have clogged
you will have clogged
he/she/it will have clogged
we will have clogged
you will have clogged
they will have clogged
Future Continuous
I will be clogging
you will be clogging
he/she/it will be clogging
we will be clogging
you will be clogging
they will be clogging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been clogging
you have been clogging
he/she/it has been clogging
we have been clogging
you have been clogging
they have been clogging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been clogging
you will have been clogging
he/she/it will have been clogging
we will have been clogging
you will have been clogging
they will have been clogging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been clogging
you had been clogging
he/she/it had been clogging
we had been clogging
you had been clogging
they had been clogging
Conditional
I would clog
you would clog
he/she/it would clog
we would clog
you would clog
they would clog
Past Conditional
I would have clogged
you would have clogged
he/she/it would have clogged
we would have clogged
you would have clogged
they would have clogged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clog - footwear usually with wooden solesclog - footwear usually with wooden soles  
footgear, footwear - covering for a person's feet
2.clog - any object that acts as a hindrance or obstruction
hinderance, hindrance, preventative, preventive, encumbrance, incumbrance, interference, hitch - any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
3.clog - a dance performed while wearing shoes with wooden solesclog - a dance performed while wearing shoes with wooden soles; has heavy stamping steps
tap dance, tap dancing - a dance step tapped out audibly with the feet
Verb1.clog - become or cause to become obstructedclog - become or cause to become obstructed; "The leaves clog our drains in the Fall"; "The water pipe is backed up"
gum up - stick together as if with gum; "the inside of the pipe has gummed up"
obturate, occlude, close up, impede, obstruct, jam, block - block passage through; "obstruct the path"
crap up - become obstructed or chocked up; "The drains clogged up"
choke up, lug, stuff, block - obstruct; "My nose is all stuffed"; "Her arteries are blocked"
silt, silt up - become chocked with silt; "The river silted up"
unclog - become or cause to become unobstructed; "The chemical that we poured down the drain unclogged it"
2.clog - dance a clog dance
dancing, terpsichore, dance, saltation - taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music
trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe, dance - move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance; "My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio"
3.clog - impede the motion of, as with a chain or a burden; "horses were clogged until they were tamed"
4.clog - impede with a clog or as if with a clog; "The market is being clogged by these operations"; "My mind is constipated today"
slow up, slow, slow down - cause to proceed more slowly; "The illness slowed him down"
5.clog - coalesce or unite in a mass; "Blood clots"
coalesce - fuse or cause to grow together
6.clog - fill to excess so that function is impaired; "Fear clogged her mind"; "The story was clogged with too many details"
fill, fill up, make full - make full, also in a metaphorical sense; "fill a container"; "fill the child with pride"

clog

verb obstruct, block, jam, hamper, hinder, impede, bung, stop up, dam up, occlude, congest The traffic clogged the Thames bridges.

clog

noun
Something that impedes or prevents entry or passage:
verb
To plug up something, as a hole, space, or container:
Translations
حِذاء خَشَبيحِذاءٌ ذو نَعْلٍ خَشَبيقَبْقَابيَسُدًّ، يَنْسَدُّ
dřevákucpatzacpatbota se dřevěnou podrážkou
træskoen sko med træsålfyldespærrestoppe
puukenkä
klompa
klumpa
klossiklossi, tréskórstíflaîur
木靴
나막신
aizsērētkoka tupelekurpe ar koka zoli
drevákzapchať
träsko
รองเท้าไม้
sabotahta ayakkabıtakunyatıka mak
chiếc guốc

clog

[klɒg]
A. Nzueco m, chanclo m
B. VT (also clog up) [+ pipe, drain, machine, mechanism] → atascar
C. VI (also clog up) → atascarse

clog

[ˈklɒg]
n (= shoe) → sabot m
to pop one's clogs (British)casser sa pipe
vt
[+ pores] → boucher; [+ arteries] → obstruer
[+ roads] → remplir
[+ drains] → boucher
clog up
vise boucher, s'encrasser

clog

n (= shoe)Holzschuh m; clogs pl (modern) → Clogs pl; clog danceHolzschuhtanz m; to pop one’s clogs (Brit inf) → den Löffel abgeben (inf)
vt (also clog up) pipe, drain etcverstopfen; mechanism, wheelsblockieren; clogged with trafficverstopft
vi (also clog up, pipe etc) → verstopfen; (mechanism etc)blockiert werden

clog

[klɒg]
1. nzoccolo
2. vt (also clog up) (pipe, drain) → ostruire, intasare; (machine, mechanism) → bloccare
3. vi (also clog up) → intasarsi, bloccarsi

clog1

(klog) noun
1. a shoe made entirely of wood. Dutch clogs.
2. a shoe with a wooden sole.

clog2

(klog) past tense past participle clogged – (often with up)
to make or become blocked. The drain is clogged (up) with hair.

clog

قَبْقَاب dřevák træsko Holzschuh τσόκαρο zueco puukenkä sabot klompa zoccolo 木靴 나막신 klomp tresko kłoda tamanco сабо träsko รองเท้าไม้ takunya chiếc guốc 木屐
References in classic literature ?
They left a great many odd little foot-marks all over the bed, especially little Benjamin, who was wearing clogs.
One fine evening a young princess put on her bonnet and clogs, and went out to take a walk by herself in a wood; and when she came to a cool spring of water, that rose in the midst of it, she sat herself down to rest a while.
Bute Crawley had always kept up an understanding with the great house), that lady in her clogs and calash, the Reverend Bute Crawley, and James Crawley, her son, had walked over from the Rectory through the park, and had entered the mansion by the open hall-door.
And one of the ladies-in-waiting had to go down; but she put on wooden clogs.
The gentleman at first thought he had committed a mistake, and was going to ask pardon and retreat, when, on a sudden, as the moon shone very bright, he cast his eyes on stays, gowns, petticoats, caps, ribbons, stockings, garters, shoes, clogs, &c.
The soles of these clogs are not what they seem to be, for each one is a sweet little box; and by twisting the second nail from the toe, the upper of the shoe and part of the sole lifts up like a lid, and in the spaces within are fourscore and ten bright golden pounds in each shoe, all wrapped in hair, to keep them from clinking and so telling tales of themselves.
She heard heavy breathing, a clatter of wooden clogs.
Nay, Sancho," returned Teresa; "marry her to her equal, that is the safest plan; for if you put her out of wooden clogs into high-heeled shoes, out of her grey flannel petticoat into hoops and silk gowns, out of the plain 'Marica' and 'thou,' into 'Dona So-and-so' and 'my lady,' the girl won't know where she is, and at every turn she will fall into a thousand blunders that will show the thread of her coarse homespun stuff.
The fever of war that would presently clog vein and artery, deaden nerve and destroy brain, had still to develop.
Three kings protested to me, "that in their whole reigns they never did once prefer any person of merit, unless by mistake, or treachery of some minister in whom they confided; neither would they do it if they were to live again:" and they showed, with great strength of reason, "that the royal throne could not be supported without corruption, because that positive, confident, restiff temper, which virtue infused into a man, was a perpetual clog to public business.
Though far from kindred and friends, Captain Bonneville and his handful of free trappers were not disposed to suffer the festival to pass unenjoyed; they were in a region of good cheer, and were disposed to be joyous; so it was determined to "light up the yule clog," and celebrate a merry Christmas in the heart of the wilderness.
He was tired out now, and his brains were beginning to clog.