glom on

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glom on (third-person singular simple present gloms on, present participle glomming on, simple past and past participle glommed on)

  1. (intransitive) 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.
  2. (intransitive) To comprehend something.

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