Definition of glob in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɡläb/


A lump of a semiliquid substance: thick globs of melted mozzarella cheese
More example sentences
  • Strapping it around his waist, he took two globs of slimy substance and pasted them onto the doors.
  • The gold can occur in fractures, seams, masses, or small globs.
  • Each bit has a home, like paint spread thickly across a canvas instead of in globs dropped here and there.


Early 20th century: perhaps a blend of blob and gob2.

Words that rhyme with glob

blob, bob, cob, dob, fob, gob, hob, job, lob, mob, nob, rob, slob, snob, sob, squab, stob, swab, throb, yob

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Syllabification: glob

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