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English definition of “glom onto sth/sb”

glom onto sth/sb

US informal
verb uk phrasal verb with glom   /ɡlɒm/ us    /ɡlɑːm/
to become very interested in something such as a new idea or fashion or in someone: Retailers are glomming onto a new fashion among teens for outsize clothes. This guy glommed onto me at Tasha's party and wouldn't take no for an answer. to get or take something that you want: He's glommed onto a couple of my comics and I can't get them back off him.
(Definition of glom onto sth/sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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