(US) a depressed and/or depressing individual.
|[||in Tarheel Talk (1956) 274: Their daughter has eloped [...] it has the appearance of [...] glooming the Father for life].|
|My Life out of Prison 212: You’re getting to be a regular gloom.|
|This Side of Paradise in Bodley Head Scott Fitzgerald III (1960) 79: ‘I’ve got a class at eleven-thirty.’ ‘You damned gloom!’.|
|Bread-Winner Act I: Oh, God, you are a gloom, Judy.|
|Free To Love 112: He is, my precious old gloom, but why bring that up?|
|Scarlet Pansy 345: She is gay, not morose, not a gloom shedder.|
a depressed individual.
|Through the Wheat 55: Come out of it, you gloom bug.|
(US) depressed or depressing.
|Smile A Minute 27: It helps take people’s mind off of the war and prevents ’em from bein’ all gloomed up.|