Anything that makes life more difficult,
usually something that is itself trivial,
but is necessary for something else to happen.

Who knows where this came from? Lord knows, but he's not telling. Besides, God doesn't do technology.
I like to think its roots are in the words "glue" and "itch".
But of course, we all know it was developed under grant, for use in science organizations prone to error, such as NASA, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and the nano-technological field in general, where glitches have been made so small as to appear totally correct and self-repairing.
FROM AN ACTUAL EMAIL:

"Apparently one needs software loaded on the computer to download photos from this digital camera.  If I can get that software, do you think it will be for PCs and Macs?

Little glitches in the road."
by Sue Dohnim June 17, 2004

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The word glitch is a mix of two words- ugly and bitch. So if you call someone a glitch you are calling them an ugly bitch.
That glitch stole my money.
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A major flaw that is being downplayed for political reasons.
To get ObamaCare passed, the President said “No matter how we reform health care, we will keep this promise to the American people: If you like your health-care plan, you’ll be able to keep your health-care plan, period. No one will take it away, no matter what.” But there is a glitch in the Affordable Healthcare Act that in many cases requires insurance companies to replace the so-called substandard health care plans that we like with plans that meet certain minimum requirements but are more expensive and have higher out-of-pocket expenses.
by SPitBalls November 11, 2013

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the thing that gives video games meaning and purpose
use a glitch on halo to defeat any numbers or skill level of people
by zeus123 January 28, 2009

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Something a Clan uses to exploit durring a match to win! Usually deemed unlawfull durring clan matches
ECR clan glitches tanks and other vehicles into a building, to cheat themselves a win!
by MrMan April 10, 2005

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a defect, a flaw(see also bug)
Carefully thinking the scheme over revealed a glitch in his plan.
by Light Joker January 01, 2005

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Extremely asymmetrical labia.
Her glitch was hanging down to her knees!
by Stabwound January 09, 2010

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