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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Musteline mammal of northern Eurasia; A person who is devoted to eating and drinking to excess.

Usage examples (31)
  • Noun : a glutton for work; a glutton for punishment
  • In a society where food is scarce, the glutton is a wasteful menace.
  • He ate and drank with them, and was called a glutton and a drunkard (Luke 7: 34).
  • The 24/7 "glutton" plan, which disables charging only when there is a grid crisis for more
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  • You can be a "glutton" (a heavy eater) for breads and cereals that have a lot of "gluten" (proteins found in cereal grains) in them.
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