Definition of loom
- Storm clouds loomed on the horizon.
- deficits loomed large
- the problems that loomed ahead
Examples of loom in a Sentence
Storm clouds loomed on the horizon.
The mountains loom above the valley.
LOOM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of loom for English Language Learners
: to appear in a large, strange, or frightening form often in a sudden way : to appear in an impressively large or great form
: to be close to happening : to be about to happen
LOOM Defined for Kids
Definition of loom for Students
- A steep hill loomed ahead.
- —Lois Lowry, The Giver
- A battle is looming.
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