jogger jogger  /ˈdʒɑ ɡər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who runs a steady slow pace (usually for exercise)

Usage(s):

  1. That was the legacy of the Central Park jogger case, which in 1989 introduced New York City and the world to the word wilding.
  2. A jogger runs by the Yahoo! campus in Sunnyvale, Calif.
  3. If you've ever been a commuter or a tourist, a jogger or a caregiver to small children, you can attest that there's a serious lack of public toilet facilities in America.

News

  1. Jogger robbed at gunpoint in Lancaster County

    A jogger is a victim of an armed robbery in Lancaster County. A 24-year-old Mountville man was jogging in the area of Huntington and Spring Hill Lanes at 6:51 Tuesday evening when three men in a beige sedan stopped. Two …
    on June 20, 2013     Source: FOX 43 Harrisburg

  2. Jogger robbed at gunpoint in Mountville

    A jogger was robbed at gunpoint in Mountville Tuesday evening, West Hempfield Township police reported.The 24-year-old Mountville man was jogging at Huntington and Spring Hill lanes shortly before 7 p.m.A beige sedan approached and two males got out of the car, police said.One had a silver handgun a...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Lancaster Online

  3. Jogger finds stolen gun

    By Dalton Sweat - Staff Reporter Friday morning, a man was jogging on Mimosa Circle around 11:45 a.m. when he noticed “something strange” sticking out from the landscaping. After removing the item from hiding, the jogger realized it was a large handgun. Click here to see the full story in our e-Edition.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: San Marcos Daily Record

Quotes

  1. "Western civilization, in its best sense, was born with the promenade," said Finkielkraut. "Walking is a sensitive, spiritual act. Jogging is management of the body. The jogger says I am in control. It has nothing to do with meditation."
    on Jul 6, 2007 By: Alain Finkielkraut Source: Washington Post

  2. "I've never worked with the AFP at Redfern, I wasn't in Sydney in those days," Mr Keelty told reporters. "I've never seen Mark Standen in shorts, let alone gone jogging with him. I think everyone knows I'm a jogger."
    on Jun 4, 2008 By: Mick Keelty Source: Ninemsn

  3. "She could have circled the planet in a sailboat by herself. When she was little, she had braces on her legs and managed to become a fantastic athlete. She qualified for Wimbledon when she was 16. My mother was such a competitor - an early jogger in...
    on Nov 28, 2009 By: Sigourney Weaver Source: Los Angeles Times

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