Definition of Gluttonous

1. Adjective. Given to excess in consumption of especially food or drink. "A gluttonous appetite for food and praise and pleasure"




Definition of Gluttonous

1. a. Given to gluttony; eating to excess; indulging the appetite; voracious; as, a gluttonous age.

Definition of Gluttonous

1. Adjective. Given to excessive eating; prone to overeating. ¹

2. Adjective. Greedy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gluttonous

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gluttonous

glutted
glutting
glutton
glutton for punishment
gluttoned
gluttonies
gluttoning
gluttonise
gluttonish
gluttonising
gluttonism
gluttonize
gluttonized
gluttonizes
gluttonizing
gluttonous (current term)
gluttonously
gluttonousness
gluttons
gluttony
glutæal
glutæi
glutæus
glyburide
glycaemia
glycaemic
glycal
glycals
glycan
glycanase

Literary usage of Gluttonous

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1. The History of the United States of America by Richard Hildreth (1880)
"They were fond of gluttonous feasts, in which they often heedlessly devoured their whole winter's store. Unlike their neighbors of Mexico and the West ..."

2. Sermons by Frederick Brooks, Phillips Brooks (1876)
"The Son of Man is come eating and drinking ; and ye say, Behold a gluttonous man, and a wine- bibber, a friend of publicans and sinners!" — ST. LUKE vii. ..."

3. A General History of Rome from the Foundation of the City to the Fall of by Charles Merivale (1886)
"He is uxorious and gluttonous, but in other respects abstinent and laborious in public affairs.—His enlightened policy and able government of the provinces. ..."

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