Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - Eating to excess (personified as one of the deadly sins); Habitual eating to excess.

Usage examples (31)
  • His failure to be vocal on conservation rather than gluttony is starting to show a negative impact on the US economy.
  • In medieval times when the seven sins were listed, indulgence was often called gluttony, referring primarily to overeating.
  • This is called gluttony, and it is one of the 7 deadly sins.
  • Today was a day of gluttony ... in other words, the Christmas lunch at work. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.