Last modified on 11 November 2012, at 14:06

latch on



latch on (third-person singular simple present latches on, present participle latching on, simple past and past participle latched on)

  1. To grasp firmly; to become attached to.
    • 2006, Ariana Franklin, City of Shadows, page 68
      "She'll latch on quick when she remembers. It'll impress the customers. And open up the American market."