verb (used with object), glut·ted, glut·ting.
verb (used without object), glut·ted, glut·ting.
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Origin of glut
OTHER WORDS FROM glutglut·ting·ly, adverbo·ver·glut, verb (used with object), o·ver·glut·ted, o·ver·glut·ting.un·glut·ted, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for glut
In April, the price of a barrel of oil even went negative for the first time ever in a fluky moment where a glut of futures contracts chased nonexistent bidders.From Bitcoin to Asian tech stocks, these are the biggest winners and losers of the 2020 global markets|Bernhard Warner|January 1, 2021|Fortune
This glut of SPAC listings means that some of the new shell companies will be unable to find a suitable target to acquire—or will overpay for a mediocre firm, stiffing investors in the process.Glut of SPACs will lead to ‘heartbreak,’ say IPO experts|Jeff|December 1, 2020|Fortune
The perceived NFL quarterback crisis from the mid-2010s has been replaced by a glut.Rookie QBs were expected to struggle this year. Instead they’re setting a record pace.|Adam Kilgore|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
One of the more popular theories is the glut of games has pushed people to choose between watching Sunday Night Football or the NBA Finals.TV networks face loss of affiliate revenue in shift to streaming|Tim Peterson|October 21, 2020|Digiday
While good times can mean that Encore collects on more debt than it expected, bad times typically bring a glut of people suffering under loans they cannot repay.Debt Collectors Have Made a Fortune This Year. Now They’re Coming for More.|by Paul Kiel and Jeff Ernsthausen|October 5, 2020|ProPublica
Tarleton's legion pursued the fugitives to the Hanging rock, fifteen miles, and glutted themselves with blood.A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion|William Dobein James
Minor foreign markets were glutted, and would receive no more.Shirley|Charlotte Bront
As far as Forbes could see north and south the roadway was glutted from curb to curb with automobiles.What Will People Say?|Rupert Hughes
The fact of the matter was the king was dangerous and Scraggs had glutted himself with revenge.Captain Scraggs|Peter B. Kyne
Has not the country rotted and the emigrant ship been glutted?The Young Priest's Keepsake|Michael Phelan
British Dictionary definitions for glut
verb gluts, glutting or glutted (tr)
Derived forms of glutgluttingly, adverb
Word Origin for glut
Cultural definitions for glut
An oversupply of goods on the market.