[ glob ]
/ glɒb /


a drop or globule of a liquid.
a usually rounded quantity or lump of some plastic or moldable substance: a little glob of clay; a huge glob of whipped cream.

Origin of glob

1895–1900; perhaps blend of globe and blob Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for glob

/ (ɡlɒb) /


informal a rounded mass of some thick fluid or pliable substancea glob of cream

Word Origin for glob

C20: probably from globe, influenced by blob
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