verb (used with object), glut·ted, glut·ting.
verb (used without object), glut·ted, glut·ting.
- glutamic acid,
- glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase,
- glutamic-pyruvic transaminase,
Origin of glut
Examples from the Web for glut
But if Democrats are faced with the reality of a glut of qualified candidates, Republicans are assembling more of a fantasy team.The Golden State Preps for the ‘Red Wedding’ of Senate Races|David Freedlander|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And given the current glut in fossil fuels, it might even be a better economic bet to wait a few years.
Tallinn feels palpably Scandinavian with its polished old-town brick, seaside positioning and glut of cool cafes.
But should you lack the energy to sift through the glut of options yourself, we can at least helpfully endorse this one.WGN’s ‘Manhattan’ Is Summer’s Best New Show. But Will Anyone Watch?|Kevin Fallon|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On the other hand, there is, in fact, a glut of perfectly healthy and well-behaved dogs and cats that need homes.
The treasure was plentiful enough to cause ‘a glut’ forthwith if many speculators engaged.The Woodlands Orchids|Frederick Boyle
The supreme moment had arrived when Mr. Hugh Price was to glut his vengeance.The Real America in Romance, Volume 6;|John R. Musick
They glut themselves indiscriminately, afraid to let a single dish go by.The Open Question|Elizabeth Robins
Our chief aim is not to keep a market open and steady, but to glut it with over-production or to block it with excessive prices.In the Border Country|W. S. (William Shillinglaw) Crockett
He thought rapidly of the alarm, the arrest, the kings wrath, and himself given to glut the monsters in the menagerie.The Fair God|Lew Wallace
verb gluts, glutting or glutted (tr)
Word Origin for glut
early 14c., "to swallow too much; to feed to repletion," probably from Old French gloter "to swallow, gulp down," from Latin gluttire "swallow, gulp down," from PIE root *gwele- "to swallow" (cf. Russian glot "draught, gulp"). Related: Glutted; glutting.
1530s, "a gulp," from glut (v.). Meaning "condition of being full or sated" is 1570s; mercantile sense is first recorded 1590s.
An oversupply of goods on the market.