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- v. To be in fear; gaze in alarm or astonishment; look downcast
- v. To terrify; astonish; surprise.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- v. To surprise or astonish; to be startled or astonished.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To be in fear; gaze in alarm or astonishment; look downcast.
- To terrify; astonish; surprise.
From Middle English glopnen, from Old Norse glúpna ("to frighten, grieve, look downcast"), from Proto-Germanic *glupnōnan (“to frighten, cause to stare”), from Proto-Indo-European *ghlub(h)- (“to yawn, gape”). Cognate with Icelandic glúpna ("to put to shame"). More at glope. (Wiktionary)
A pause before the intense guy cut in: The Word of the Day is gloppen.
a young ewe; _gloppen_, to scare, terrify; _glare_, to stare, to glow;