- 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
Examples from the Web for glob
Contemporary Examples of glob
Fell in her tuna-fish salad and was swallowed in a glob of mayonnaise.Mel Brooks Is Always Funny and Often Wise in This 1975 Playboy Interview
February 16, 2014
Historical Examples of glob
I here send you a paragraph which I clipted from the weekly Glob.The Underground Railroad
The glob hit the floor, bounced up a couple of inches, fell back, bounced again and then quivered to a stop.Make Mine Homogenized
The kerchief at his neck was turned knot-back and hung like a glob of crimson blood upon his breast.Tharon of Lost Valley
Vingie E. Roe
- informal a rounded mass of some thick fluid or pliable substancea glob of cream
Word Origin for glob
1900, perhaps suggested by blob, gob, etc.