Meaning of GLUE in English


/ gluː; NAmE / noun , verb

■ noun

[ U , C ] a sticky substance that is used for joining things together :

a tube of glue

He sticks to her like glue (= never leaves her) .

■ verb

[ vn ] glue A (to / onto B) | glue A and B (together) to join two things together using glue

SYN stick :

She glued the label onto the box.

Glue the two pieces of cardboard together.

Make sure the edges are glued down.


- be glued to sth

- glued to the spot



Middle English : from Old French glu (noun), gluer (verb), from late Latin glus , glut- , from Latin gluten .

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