Definition of 'clog'
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Make sure they are not clogging drains. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Suddenly the streets were clogged with BMWs and SUVs. Times, Sunday Times (2017)We had wooden clogs on our feet. The Sun (2013)It takes only a few wipes to clog up drains. The Sun (2016) Traffic is clogging up and polluting the city and surrounding suburbs. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In previous years the island has also outlawed wooden clogs and the wearing of bikinis in town. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They were designed to replace the wooden clogs which had become almost universal. Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)It also clogs up traffic coming off side roads that would otherwise have had reasonably clear access. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Are any shoes uglier than wooden clogs? Times, Sunday Times (2013)As a result it is sometimes completely clogged with traffic. Umbria - the green heart of Italy (1989)The beaches were clogged with traffic. Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)The cars that had clogged the high street before 1939 were now barely a trickle. AN UNLIKELY COUNTESS: Lily Budge and the 13th Earl of Galloway (2004)The guilt that women feel today will still be clogging the drains 600 years from now. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Some streets can become clogged with four-wheel drive vehicles on the school run. Times, Sunday Times (2010)For example, ban the people who clog the urban streets with parked cars. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Allow for the traffic, which can clog up the streets for hours. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The traffic gets clogged, parking restrictions are extensive and wardens draconian. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The party clogged the streets as the barriers that divided Germany melted like the ice of the cold war. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The little village was almost medieval - ox carts pulled the harvest in and the farmers all wore wooden clogs. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Wear shoes whose inner soles are made of cork or leather; in the summer wear light sandals or wooden clogs. Successful Fasting -the easy way to cleanse your body of its poisons (1990)They used to wear clogs. Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)Part sandal, part clog, wear these with ribbed woolly tights. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Not least because our crew, for camouflage, all wear wooden clogs. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'clog'
British English: clog /klɒɡ/ NOUN
Clogs are heavy leather or wooden shoes with thick wooden soles.
- American English: clog
- Arabic: قَبْقَاب
- Brazilian Portuguese: tamanco
- Chinese: 木屐
- Croatian: klompa
- Czech: dřevák
- Danish: træsko
- Dutch: klomp
- European Spanish: zueco
- Finnish: puukenkä
- French: sabot
- German: Holzschuh
- Greek: τσόκαρο
- Italian: zoccolo
- Japanese: 木靴
- Korean: 나막신
- Norwegian: tresko
- Polish: kłoda
- European Portuguese: tamanco
- Romanian: sabot
- Russian: сабо
- Spanish: zueco
- Swedish: träsko
- Thai: รองเท้าไม้
- Turkish: takunya
- Ukrainian: сабо
- Vietnamese: chiếc guốc
British English: clog VERB
When something clogs a hole or place, it blocks it so that nothing can pass through.
Dirt clogs the pores, causing spots.
Definition of clog from the Collins English Dictionary
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