glom definition by Webster's New World
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glom definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Slangverb glommed glommed, glom·ming, gloms verb, transitive
- To steal.
- To seize; grab.
- To look or stare at.
To seize upon or latch onto something: “The country has glommed onto the spectacle of a wizard showman turning the tables on his inquisitors” (Mary McGrory).noun
A glimpse; a look.
Origin: Probably from Scots glam, to snatch at.
glom - Phrases/Idioms
to take and hold; obtain