Thursday, February 19, 2009

Glob

Definition: (from dictionary.com)
-noun
1.a drop or globule of a liquid
2. a usually rounded quantity or lump of some plastic or moldable substance

Examples:
"After the cook-out there were globs of ketchup everywhere."
"Be sure to flatten out that glob of paint on the wall."

Origin: (from etymonline.com)
"1900, perhaps suggested by blob, gob, etc."

Awkwardness rating: 6

Not even Monet could avoid paint globs. (flickr.com/photos/shardtor)

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