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Meaning of GLUTTONOUS

Pronunciation:  'glutnus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  given to excess in consumption of especially food or drink; "over-fed women and their gluttonous husbands"; "a gluttonous debauch"; "a gluttonous appetite for food and praise and pleasure"
 

GLUTTONOUS is a 10 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: crapulent, crapulous, edacious, esurient, greedy, hoggish, overgreedy, piggish, piggy, porcine, rapacious, ravening, ravenous, scavenging, swinish, too-greedy, voracious, wolfish
 
 Antonyms: abstemious
 
 See Also: indulgent

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Glut"ton*ous\, a.
Given to gluttony; eating to excess; indulging the appetite;
voracious; as, a gluttonous age. -- {Glut"ton*ous*ly}, adv.
-- {Glut"ton*ous*ness}, n.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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