Meaning of “glue” in the English Dictionary

"glue" in English

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gluenoun [ U ]

uk /ɡluː/ us /ɡluː/

C2 a sticky substance that is used for joining things together permanently, produced from animal bones and skins or by a chemical process


glueverb [ T usually + adv/prep ]

uk /ɡluː/ us /ɡluː/ present participle glueing or gluing, past tense and past participle glued

(Definition of “glue” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"glue" in American English

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gluenoun [ U ]

us /ɡlu/

a sticky substance used for joining things

to join something to something else with a sticky substance that makes the two things stay together when it dries:

I’ll just glue the handle back on the cup.

(Definition of “glue” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)