Meaning of GLOM in English

/glom/ , v. , glommed, glomming , n. Slang.


1. to steal.

2. to catch or grab.

3. to look at.


4. glom onto , to take hold or possession of: He wanted to glom onto some of that money.


5. a look or glimpse.

[ 1895-1900, Amer.; cf. Scots glaum, glam to snatch at, glammis jaws of a vise, appar. glàm to grab, clutch, influenced by CLAM 2 ]

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