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 glutted
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
verb gluts, glutting or glutted (tr)
Word Origin for glut
1530s, "a gulp," from glut (v.). Meaning "condition of being full or sated" is 1570s; mercantile sense is first recorded 1590s.
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.
An oversupply of goods on the market.