Origin of gluttony
Examples from the Web for gluttony
But with unlimited access to the luxurious sandwiches, piled high with glistening meat, a buttery apocalypse of gluttony unfolded.My Big, Buttery Lobster Roll Rumble: We Came, We Clawed, We Conquered|Scott Bixby|June 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The sheer size and length of the feast and our own gluttony had saved us from walking straight into an ambush.
Thanksgiving is about sloth and gluttony, as well as a dash of envy and greed.Eat Turkey All You Want! It’s Not Going to Put You to Sleep|Kent Sepkowitz|November 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Each January, we are reminded of the gluttony with which we enjoyed December.
I believe that frequent and excessive bathing and gluttony have undermined her health.The Memoirs of the Louis XIV. and The Regency, Complete|Elizabeth-Charlotte, Duchesse d'Orleans
Every spirit, Whose song bewails his gluttony indulg'd Too grossly, here in hunger and in thirst Is purified.The Vision of Purgatory, Complete|Dante Alighieri
Wine was cheap, tea was dear, gluttony and drunkenness were anything but improper.Dust|Julian Hawthorne
He was frugal in his habits,—a wine-drinker and an eater of meat, but rarely addicted to gluttony or intemperance.The Unseen World and Other Essays|John Fiske
Put an end to your gluttony, and hear the splendid promises with which you are favoured!Vathek|William Beckford
British Dictionary definitions for gluttony
Word Origin and History for gluttony
c.1200, glutunie, from Old French glutonie, from gluton "glutton" (see glutton). Gluttonry recorded from late 12c.