glom on (third-person singular simple present gloms on, present participle glomming on, simple past and past participle glommed on)
- (intransitive, slang) To attach oneself to something.
- 2016 October 8, Sally Adee, It’s just common sense, New Scientist, Issue 3094, page 22,
- But as Siri’s many noted missteps attest, a computer really has no idea what you’re talking about. It breaks your speech down, gloms on to keywords and makes a good guess at what you’re asking.
- (intransitive) To comprehend something. (Can we add an example for this sense?)