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ˈglʌt nglut·ton

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. glutton, gourmand, gourmandizer, trenchermannoun

    a person who is devoted to eating and drinking to excess

  2. glutton, Gulo gulo, wolverinenoun

    musteline mammal of northern Eurasia

GCIDE

  1. Gluttonnoun

    (Zool.) A carnivorous mammal (Gulo gulo formerly Gulo luscus), of the weasel family Mustelid

    Etymology: [OE. glotoun, glotun, F. glouton, fr. L. gluto, glutto. See Glut.]

Wiktionary

  1. gluttonnoun

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

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

    Etymology: gloton, gluton, from gluto.

  2. gluttonnoun

    One who consumes voraciously, obsessively, or to excess

    Etymology: gloton, gluton, from gluto.

  3. gluttonnoun

    A carnivorous mammal , of the family Mustelidæ, 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.

    Etymology: gloton, gluton, from gluto.

  4. gluttonverb

    To glut; to eat voraciously.

    Etymology: gloton, gluton, from gluto.

  5. gluttonadjective

    gluttonous; greedy; gormandizing.

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

    Etymology: gloton, gluton, from gluto.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gluttonnoun

    one who eats voraciously, or to excess; a gormandizer

    Etymology: [OE. glotoun, glotun, F. glouton, fr. L. gluto, glutto. See Glut.]

  2. Gluttonnoun

    fig.: One who gluts himself

    Etymology: [OE. glotoun, glotun, F. glouton, fr. L. gluto, glutto. See Glut.]

  3. Gluttonnoun

    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

    Etymology: [OE. glotoun, glotun, F. glouton, fr. L. gluto, glutto. See Glut.]

  4. Gluttonadjective

    gluttonous; greedy; gormandizing

    Etymology: [OE. glotoun, glotun, F. glouton, fr. L. gluto, glutto. See Glut.]

  5. Glutton

    to glut; to eat voraciously

    Etymology: [OE. glotoun, glotun, F. glouton, fr. L. gluto, glutto. See Glut.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Glutton

    glut′n, n. one who eats to excess: a popular name of the wolverine, a carnivorous quadruped of the weasel family.—v.i. Glutt′onise, to eat to excess, like a glutton.—adjs. Glutt′onous, Glutt′onish, given to, or consisting in, gluttony.—adv. Glutt′onously.—n. Glutt′ony, excess in eating. [Fr. glouton—L. gluton-emgluttīre, to devour.]

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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of glutton in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of glutton in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of glutton in a Sentence

  1. Jimmy Kimmel:

    The rest of the week I'm a glutton — pizza and pasta and steak.

  2. Erma Bombeck:

    I am not a glutton - I am an explorer of food.

  3. Josh Billings:

    The miser and the glutton are two facetious buzzards: one hides his store, and the other stores his hide.

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