(noun, verb)


1. a textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile

Definition categories: man–made

Sentences with loom as a noun:

- heirloom, workloom


1. come into view indistinctly, often threateningly

- Another air plane loomed into the sky

Definition categories: stative, appear, look, seem

2. appear very large or occupy a commanding position

- Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall

Similar word(s): hulk, predominate, tower

Definition categories: stative, lift, rear, rise

3. hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing

Similar word(s): brood, hover

Definition categories: stative, hang

4. weave on a loom

- materials loomed in Egypt

Definition categories: creation, tissue, weave

Sentences with loom as a verb:

- The clouds loomed over the mountains.