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Verb: clog (clogged,clogging)  klóg
  1. Become or cause to become obstructed
    "The leaves clog our drains in the Fall";
    - choke off, clog up, back up, congest, choke, foul
     
  2. Impede the motion of, as with a chain or a burden
    "horses were clogged until they were tamed"
     
  3. Impede with a clog or as if with a clog
    "The market is being clogged by these operations";
    - constipate
     
  4. Coalesce or unite in a mass
    - clot
     
  5. Fill to excess so that function is impaired
    "Fear clogged her mind"; "The story was clogged with too many details";
    - overload
     
  6. (dancing) dance a clog dance
Noun: clog  klóg
  1. Footwear usually with wooden soles
    - geta, patten, sabot
     
  2. Any object that acts as a hindrance or obstruction
     
  3. A dance performed while wearing shoes with wooden soles; has heavy stamping steps
    - clog dance, clog dancing, clogging [N. Amer]

Derived forms: clogs, clogging, clogged

Type of: block, close up, coalesce, cumber [archaic], dance, encumber, encumbrance, fill, fill up, footgear, footwear, hinderance, hindrance, hitch, impede, incumbrance, interference, jam, obstruct, obturate, occlude, preventative, preventive, restrain, slow, slow down, slow up, tap dance, tap dancing, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe

Antonym: unclog

Encyclopedia: Clog