gluttonous

[ gluht-n-uh s ]
/ ˈglʌt n əs /

adjective

tending to eat and drink excessively; voracious.
greedy; insatiable.

Origin of gluttonous

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50; see origin at glutton1, -ous

Related forms

glut·ton·ous·ly, adverbglut·ton·ous·ness, nounun·glut·ton·ous, adjective

Can be confused

glutenous glutinous gluttonous
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