glued glued  /ɡ ˈlud/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) affixed or as if affixed with glue or paste

Usage(s):

  1. A couple of things haven't changed, though: Cohen still spends weekdays glued to his trading desk, and in 2006 the firm's main fund was up an additional 34%, after fees.
  2. This is perhaps not surprising in a country that turned the inventor of the Pet Rock a pebble with googly eyes glued on into a millionaire in three months.
  3. One of my predecessors glued shut the windows in our office to keep the marauding animals out.

News

  1. Gallery Preview: 'Scrapped, Fragmented and Glued' at gallery 6 pdx

    Liz Cohn recently opened gallery 6 pdx, which specializes in collage, assemblage and mixed media. Watch a preview of their current exhibit, Scrapped, Fragmented and Glued , by Maryland-based collage artist Audrey Smith.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Oregon Public Broadcasting

  2. Week Ahead: All Fed All the Time

    Investors will be glued to news from the Fed next week, looking for clues as to when and how the central bank may start shifting away from its bond buying.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: FOX Business

  3. Locks at Suffolk school glued shut

    SUFFOLK-Police are looking for the person or people who glued shut more than two dozen locks at a Suffolk school. The plant engineer at King's Fork High School found coins glued to the key lock cylinder portion of 27 exterior doors around 6:00 a.m. Tuesday. That prevented keys from being able to open the locks, explained City spokeswoman Diana Klink. Suffolk Public Schools spokeswoman Bethanne ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: 13 News, WVEC Hampton Roads

Quotes

  1. Heiden, now the team doctor for US Speedskating, told The Associated Press he was "glued to the television" while working in the training room at the Olympic Village.
    on Feb 13, 2010 By: Eric Heiden Source: Brownsville Herald

  2. "I'd like to apologise to all our viewers who were affected by last night's unprecedented technical error," Mr Grade said. "As a football fan myself I was glued to the match and was as disappointed as anyone to miss the goal. We have years of...
    on Feb 5, 2009 By: Michael Grade Source: Times Online

  3. "I was just glued to this book when I read it in, I guess '98, and it stays with you," Carey said.
    on Jan 18, 2009 By: Mariah Carey Source: Reuters

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