What does glut mean?

Definitions for glutglʌt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word glut.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. glut, oversupply, surfeit(verb)

    the quality of being so overabundant that prices fall

  2. gorge, ingurgitate, overindulge, glut, englut, stuff, engorge, overgorge, overeat, gormandize, gormandise, gourmandize, binge, pig out, satiate, scarf out(verb)

    overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself

    "She stuffed herself at the dinner"; "The kids binged on ice cream"

  3. flood, oversupply, glut(verb)

    supply with an excess of

    "flood the market with tennis shoes"; "Glut the country with cheap imports from the Orient"


  1. glut(Noun)

    an excess, too much

  2. glut(Verb)

    To fill to capacity, to satisfy all requirement or demand, to sate.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Glut(verb)

    to swallow, or to swallow greedlly; to gorge

  2. Glut(verb)

    to fill to satiety; to satisfy fully the desire or craving of; to satiate; to sate; to cloy

  3. Glut(verb)

    to eat gluttonously or to satiety

  4. Glut(noun)

    that which is swallowed

  5. Glut(noun)

    plenty, to satiety or repletion; a full supply; hence, often, a supply beyond sufficiency or to loathing; over abundance; as, a glut of the market

  6. Glut(noun)

    something that fills up an opening; a clog

  7. Glut(noun)

    a wooden wedge used in splitting blocks

  8. Glut(noun)

    a piece of wood used to fill up behind cribbing or tubbing

  9. Glut(noun)

    a bat, or small piece of brick, used to fill out a course

  10. Glut(noun)

    an arched opening to the ashpit of a klin

  11. Glut(noun)

    a block used for a fulcrum

  12. Glut(noun)

    the broad-nosed eel (Anguilla latirostris), found in Europe, Asia, the West Indies, etc

  13. Origin: [OE. glotten, fr. OF. glotir, gloutir, L. glutire, gluttire; cf. Gr. to eat, Skr. gar. Cf. Gluttion, Englut.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Glut

    glut, v.t. to swallow greedily: to feast to satiety: to supply in excess:—pr.p. glut′ting; pa.p. glut′ted.n. an over-supply: anything that obstructs the passage. [L. glutīre, to swallow.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of glut in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of glut in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Rory Bruer:

    There's been a glut of R-rated movies starting from the first of the year, i think there's some R-rated fatigue.

  2. Frank Klumpp:

    There is much talk about the product glut replacing the oil glut, and this is a worrisome indicator for crude demand.

  3. Phil Flynn:

    It's a very bearish report and plays into the mantra of supply glut and it will be interesting to see if the price can test the lows in the $53 area as the year comes to a close.

  4. Zhou Hao:

    Demand for commodities has been hit hard by the slowdown in the property sector and this has exacerbated the supply glut that we're seeing for many industries, especially for steel, iron ore and coal.

  5. Graham Tyler:

    We do not forecast any sustained price recovery above $10 per mmBtu with over a 100 million tonnes per annum of new LNG expected to be operational by 2020, this looming supply glut will create an environment where coal versus gas competition in Asia is a real possibility.

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