What is another word for latched on?

102 synonyms found


[ lˈat͡ʃt ˈɒn], [ lˈat‍ʃt ˈɒn], [ l_ˈa_tʃ_t ˈɒ_n]

How to use "Latched on" in context?

I've been seeing this phrase everywhere and it's really starting to get on my nerves. latched on means to attach oneself to or become attached to something excessively. It can be used as a metaphor to describe someone who is too reliant on someone or something. For example, if someone says that their friend is "latched on" to them, this might mean that the friend is too clingy or dependent on the person. The phrase can also be used to describe a situation where someone is not taking a step back and evaluating their own situation.

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