glomp

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glomp (third-person singular simple present glomps, present participle glomping, simple past and past participle glomped)

  1. (slang, transitive) to embrace enthusiastically; to pounce on and hug, often from a running start.
    • 1994, John Walter Biles, Kunou's Excellent Adventure [FanFic], rec.arts.anime.stories, [1]
      You glomp onto her, and she punts you through the wall....but you don't care!
    • 2000, KATHYNEW, Re: Ranma Fanfiction Cliches (draft), rec.arts.anime.fandom, [2]
      Nope. Every instance he's near her he tries to glomp her. If she shows affection to Ranma, he attacks Ranma.
    • 2002, cb, Re: Dead end jobs, alt.support.shyness, [3]
      Girls would ask for people to glomp them and dish them out, even to complete strangers. The most recent one I was at, there were several girls wearing huge signs that read "GLOMP ME!", one of them being a former date I had that turned out really badly.
    • 2002, Soffia Parry, Re: ATTN: STRYDER167, alt.fan.dragonball, [4]
      I like your name, for some reason it makes me want to glomp you
    • 2006, starcade, With spoilers abounding, Kaleido Star Grand Finale discussion..., rec.arts.anime.misc, [5]
      Can I glomp Sora's and Rosetta's voice actresses?? Please??

Noun[edit]

glomp (plural glomps)

  1. (slang) An embrace of this kind.
    • 1996 Mar 23, RpM-acct2/5, Surreal World pt 3 [fanfic][Ranma/UY/Nuku/Tenchi/SM/A!MG/KOR], rec.arts.anime.stories, [6]
      Ryoko zoomed in for the glomp when suddenly she got glomped herself.

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