from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To steal.
- transitive v. To seize; grab.
- transitive v. To look or stare at.
- intransitive v. To seize upon or latch onto something: "The country has glommed onto the spectacle of a wizard showman turning the tables on his inquisitors” ( Mary McGrory).
- n. A glimpse; a look.
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- v. To steal, to grab
- v. to stare.
- v. To attach.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. seize upon or latch onto something
- v. take by theft
Probably from Scots glam, to snatch at.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)