Definitions for GLOMglɒm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

glom*glɒm(v.; n.)glommed, glom•ming

  1. (v.t.)to steal.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)

  2. to catch or grab.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)

  3. to look at.

    Category: Status (usage)

  4. glom onto,to grab; get hold of.

    Category: Verb Phrase

  5. (n.)a glimpse.

    Category: Status (usage)

* Slang..

Origin of glom:

1895–1900; cf. Scots glaum, glam to snatch at

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hook, snitch, thieve, cop, knock off, glom(verb)

    take by theft

    "Someone snitched my wallet!"

  2. glom(verb)

    seize upon or latch onto something

    "The Republicans glommed onto Whitewater"

Wiktionary

  1. glom(Verb)

    To steal, to grab

  2. glom(Verb)

    to stare.

  3. glom(Verb)

    To attach.

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