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clog

clog

 
 
pronunciation:
klag [or] klawg
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: clogged, clogging, clogs
definition 1: to block passage along or through.
Traffic clogs the city streets.The pipe was clogged with sediment.
synonyms:
block, obstruct, stop up
similar words:
bottleneck, choke, clot, congest, dam, foul, gum up, occlude, plug up
definition 2: to make heavy, so as to hinder.
synonyms:
cumber, encumber
similar words:
burden, hinder
definition 3: to fill beyond capacity.
synonyms:
congest, cram, overstuff
similar words:
choke, crowd, fill, overcrowd, stuff
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to become blocked, esp. with sticky matter.
The sink drain has clogged.
synonyms:
congest
similar words:
choke, gum
definition 2: to do a clog dance.
similar words:
square-dance
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a blockage or impediment to motion, such as a weight attached to an animal's leg.
synonyms:
cramp, encumbrance, hindrance, trammel
similar words:
blockage, fetter, hobble, impediment
definition 2: a shoe or sandal with a thick, usu. wooden sole.
similar words:
trammel
derivations: clogged (adj.), cloggy (adj.), clogginess (n.)
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