Glom meaning

glŏm
To get into one's hands or possession; grab or obtain.

Glommed the photo off the desk.

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To grab or hold onto something.

The child glommed on to her mother's arm.

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To become attached to something; stick.
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To cause to adhere; join together.
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To steal.

Glommed the necklace from the safe.

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To seize; grab.
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To steal.
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To look over; view; see.
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(informal) To steal, to grab.
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(intransitive) To stare.
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(intransitive) To attach.
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glom onto
  • To take and hold; obtain.
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Origin of glom

  • Probably from Scots glam to snatch at
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition