Meaning of 'clog'

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Meaning of ‘clog’

9 definitions found.



to impede the motion of, as with a chain or a burden

Example: "horses were clogged until they were tamed"


to become or cause to become obstructed

Example: "The leaves clog our drains in the fall."

Synonyms: foul choke back up choke off clog up congest


to dance a clog dance

Example: "I clog at festivals to the great amusement of my friends."


a dance performed while wearing shoes with wooden soles

Synonyms: clog dance


any object that acts as a hindrance or obstruction


footwear usually with wooden soles

Synonyms: geta patten sabot


to fill to excess so that function is impaired

Example: "Fear clogged my mind before I started meditation."

Synonyms: overload


to coalesce or unite in a mass

Synonyms: clot


to impede with a clog or as if with a clog

Example: "The market is being clogged by these operations"

Synonyms: constipate

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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