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gluttonous

[ gluht-n-uhs ]
/ ˈglʌt n əs /
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adjective

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

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Origin of gluttonous

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

OTHER WORDS FROM gluttonous

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

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH gluttonous

glutenous, glutinous, gluttonous
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