HyperDic: gluttonous

English > 1 sense of the word gluttonous:
ADJECTIVEallgluttonousgiven to excess in consumption of especially food or drink
gluttonous > pronunciation
Soundsglah'tahnahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > gluttonous: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningGiven to excess in consumption of especially food or drink.
Examples
  • "over-fed women and their gluttonous husbands"
  • "a gluttonous debauch"
  • "a gluttonous appetite for food and praise and pleasure"
Attribute ofgluttonyhabitual eating to excess
Narrowercrapulent, crapulousSuffering from excessive eating or drinking / drinking
crapulousgiven to gross intemperance in eating or drinking / drinking
edacious, esurient, rapacious, ravening, ravenous, voracious, wolfishdevouring or craving food in great quantities
greedyWanting to eat or drink more than one can reasonably consume
hoggish, piggish, piggy, porcine, swinishresembling swine
overgreedy, too-greedyexcessively gluttonous
See alsoindulgentCharacterized by or given to yielding to the wishes of someone
Oppositeabstemioussparing in consumption of especially food and drink
Spanishglotón
Catalangolafre, voraç
Nounsgluttona person who is devoted to eating and drinking / drinking to excess
Adverbsgluttonouslyin a gluttonous manner

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