Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Verb: loom  loom
  1. Come into view indistinctly, often threateningly
    "Another air plane loomed into the sky"
  2. Appear very large or occupy a commanding position
    "Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall";
    - tower, predominate, hulk
  3. Hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing
    "The terrible vision loomed over her all day long";
    - brood, hover, bulk large
  4. Weave on a loom
    "materials loomed in Egypt"
Noun: loom  loom
  1. A textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile

Derived forms: looming, loomed, looms

Type of: appear, hang, lift, look, rear, rise, seem, textile machine, tissue, weave

Encyclopedia: Loom, West Virginia