glom on to
phrasal to grab hold of ; appropriate to oneself <
glommed on to her ideas
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • glom on to — phrasal 1. slang : to grab hold of : take possession of : appropriate to oneself she glommed on to every cent I d saved John McPartland 2. slang : to catch on to : understand …   Useful english dictionary

  • glom on to — become stuck or attached to. → glom …   English new terms dictionary

  • glom\ on — to desperately attach yourself to something. He glommed on to the idea like it was his own …   Dictionary of american slang

  • glom\ on — to desperately attach yourself to something. He glommed on to the idea like it was his own …   Dictionary of american slang

  • glom on — verb a) To attach oneself to something. b) To comprehend something. Syn: cotton on See Also: glom onto …   Wiktionary

  • glom — [glɒm] verb (gloms, glomming, glommed) N. Amer. informal 1》 steal (something). 2》 (glom on to) become stuck or attached to. Origin early 20th cent.: var. of Scots glaum, of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • glom onto — verb a) To attach oneself to. b) To appropriate. See Also: glom on …   Wiktionary

  • glom — v. US sl. (glommed, glomming) 1 tr. steal; grab. 2 intr. (usu. foll. by on to) steal; grab. Etymology: var. of Sc. glaum (18th c., of unkn. orig.) …   Useful english dictionary

  • glom — 1) Of a thick and conglomerated nature, usually pertaining to food or something else that makes a thwocking noise when you stir it. A sticky glob or wad. As a verb, to grab onto something. A glom of peanut butter fell on the floor. This can of… …   Dictionary of american slang

  • glom — 1) Of a thick and conglomerated nature, usually pertaining to food or something else that makes a thwocking noise when you stir it. A sticky glob or wad. As a verb, to grab onto something. A glom of peanut butter fell on the floor. This can of… …   Dictionary of american slang

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