verb (used with object), glut·ted, glut·ting.
verb (used without object), glut·ted, glut·ting.
Origin of glut
Synonyms for glut
Related Words for gluttedload, clog, surfeit, overwhelm, jade, pall, cloy, fill, hog, overload, flood, sate, cram, satiate, congest, devour, burden, gorge, overstock, inundate
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Historical Examples of glutted
Then, glutted with the feast, he crept away to lick his bruises and recover from the fray.Followers of the Trail
A madness of hate seized on us; we glutted our appetites to the very gorge.John Splendid
The truth is, I fear, that the market has been glutted and the business overdone.Over the Rocky Mountains to Alaska
Charles Warren Stoddard
Our eyes are ever glutted with the wonders of the sky, and of the lights which are shed around us.In Court and Kampong
It is in the names of Liberty and Brotherhood that the prisons will reek, and the headsman be glutted.Zanoni
Edward Bulwer Lytton
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.