Definitions for gluttonˈglʌt n

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

glut•tonˈglʌt n(n.)

  1. a person who eats and drinks excessively or voraciously.

  2. a person with a remarkably great desire or capacity for something:

    a glutton for work.

Origin of glutton:

1175–1225; < OF glouton < L gluttōnem, acc. of gluttō,glūtō glutton, akin to glūtīre to gulp down

Princeton's WordNet

  1. glutton, gourmand, gourmandizer, trencherman(noun)

    a person who is devoted to eating and drinking to excess

  2. glutton, Gulo gulo, wolverine(noun)

    musteline mammal of northern Eurasia

Wiktionary

  1. glutton(Noun)

    One who eats voraciously, obsessively, or to excess; a gormandizer.

    "Such a glutton would eat until his belly hurts."

  2. glutton(Noun)

    One who consumes voraciously, obsessively, or to excess

  3. glutton(Noun)

    A carnivorous mammal , of the family Mustelidu00E6, about the size of a large badger. It was formerly believed to be inordinately voracious, whence the name; the wolverine. It is a native of the northern parts of America, Europe, and Asia.

  4. glutton(Verb)

    To glut; to eat voraciously.

  5. glutton(Adjective)

    gluttonous; greedy; gormandizing.

    "A glutton monastery in former ages makes a hungry ministry in our days." -Fuller.

  6. Origin: gloton, gluton, from gluto.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Glutton(noun)

    one who eats voraciously, or to excess; a gormandizer

  2. Glutton(noun)

    fig.: One who gluts himself

  3. Glutton(noun)

    a carnivorous mammal (Gulo luscus), of the family Mustelidae, about the size of a large badger. It was formerly believed to be inordinately voracious, whence the name; the wolverene. It is a native of the northern parts of America, Europe, and Asia

  4. Glutton(adj)

    gluttonous; greedy; gormandizing

  5. Glutton

    to glut; to eat voraciously

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. glutton

    A poor man who eats too much, as contradistinguished from a gourmand, who is a rich man who "lives well."


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

glutton(noun)

a person who eats too much

That child is fat because he is such a glutton.

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