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Meaning of GLUTTONY

Pronunciation:  'glutnee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  eating to excess (personified as one of the deadly sins)
  2. [n]  habitual eating to excess

GLUTTONY is a 8 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: gula, overeating
 See Also: deadly sin, edacity, esurience, greediness, hoggishness, intemperance, mortal sin, piggishness, rapaciousness, rapacity, voraciousness, voracity



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Glut"ton*y\, n.; pl. {Gluttonies}. [OE. glotonie, OF.
glotonie, gloutonnie.]
Excess in eating; extravagant indulgence of the appetite for
food; voracity.

      Their sumptuous gluttonies, and gorgeous feasts.

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