Definition of clog verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

clog

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//klɒɡ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//klɑːɡ//
 
, NAmE//klɔːɡ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they clog
BrE BrE//klɒɡ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//klɑːɡ//
 
, NAmE//klɔːɡ//
 
he / she / it clogs
BrE BrE//klɒɡz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//klɑːɡz//
 
, NAmE//klɔːɡz//
 
past simple clogged
BrE BrE//klɒɡd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//klɑːɡd//
 
, NAmE//klɔːɡd//
 
past participle clogged
BrE BrE//klɒɡd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//klɑːɡd//
 
, NAmE//klɔːɡd//
 
-ing form clogging
BrE BrE//ˈklɒɡɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈklɑːɡɪŋ//
 
, NAmE//ˈklɔːɡɪŋ//
 
 
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(clogging, clogged) [transitive, often passive, intransitive] to block something or to become blocked clog something (up) (with something) The narrow streets were clogged with traffic. Tears clogged her throat. The wheels got clogged up with mud. clog (up) (with something) Within a few years the pipes began to clog up. Word Origin Middle English (in the sense ‘block of wood to impede an animal's movement’): of unknown origin.
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