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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GLOMMED

Don't you know, even, why she came and glommed onto me like that?

He got all right again, and they stuck him in jail along with another one old Lauman, the sheriff, glommed a week ago.

"I want to show yuh a couple of dandy serapes I just glommed, down street," he said, and rolled the bundle open upon the desk.

Brad glommed him glumly in the gloaming, with more than a glimmer of gloomy foreboding.

WORD ORIGIN

1907, glahm "grab, snatch, steal," American English underworld slang, from Scottish glaum (1715), apparently from Gaelic glam "to handle awkwardly, grab voraciously, devour." Sense of "look at, watch" (1945) apparently is derived from the same source. Related: Glommed; glomming.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.