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  • noun An electric gun-shaped device that heats up cylindrical canisters of glue, and ejects the hot glue when the trigger is squeezed.


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  • Arnold watched how Sylvester put together set lists, how he came in with just a bag of stuff and whipped together some drag in time for a show, how he brought packs of tiny square mirrors and a glue gun and made himself jackets that twinkled in the stage lights.

    --Joshua Gamson, 2006, The Fabulous Sylvester, p. 107

    February 1, 2011

  • β€œTo ensure audience identification with the glue gun of empathy, you've got to have a little thing that we in the trade like to call "heart," gobs and gobs of heart.”

    --The Simple Life: White House Edition (from the examples)

    October 26, 2011