Definitions for gluttonˈglʌt n
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a person who eats and drinks excessively or voraciously.
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
glutton, gourmand, gourmandizer, trencherman(noun)
a person who is devoted to eating and drinking to excess
glutton, Gulo gulo, wolverine(noun)
musteline mammal of northern Eurasia
One who eats voraciously, obsessively, or to excess; a gormandizer.
"Such a glutton would eat until his belly hurts."
One who consumes voraciously, obsessively, or to excess
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.
To glut; to eat voraciously.
gluttonous; greedy; gormandizing.
"A glutton monastery in former ages makes a hungry ministry in our days." -Fuller.
Origin: gloton, gluton, from gluto.
one who eats voraciously, or to excess; a gormandizer
fig.: One who gluts himself
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
gluttonous; greedy; gormandizing
to glut; to eat voraciously
The Roycroft Dictionary
A poor man who eats too much, as contradistinguished from a gourmand, who is a rich man who "lives well."
Translations for glutton
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a person who eats too much
That child is fat because he is such a glutton.
- vraat, gulsigaardAfrikaans
- glutãoPortuguese (BR)
- der VielfraßGerman
- glotón, comilónSpanish
- آدم پرخورFarsi
- orang rakusIndonesian
- átvagl, mathákurIcelandic
- ghiottone, golosoItalian
- rajūnas, ėdrūnasLithuanian
- آدم پرخورPersian
- كيډو، خيټوPashto
- nenásytník, žrútSlovak
- storätare, matvrakSwedish
- 貪吃的人Chinese (Trad.)
- پیٹو آدمیUrdu
- kẻ tham ănVietnamese
- 贪吃的人Chinese (Simp.)
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