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Monday, January 12, 2015

Definitions for glut

  1. an excessive supply or amount; surfeit.
  2. a full supply.
  3. an act of glutting or the state of being glutted.

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Citations for glut
Somehow, among the glut of social networks that emerged in the mid-2000s, Twitter survived Fail Whales, corporate back-stabbings and attempted buyouts by Yahoo, Facebook and Al Gore to become one of the biggest websites on the Internet, with 230 million monthly active users. Victor Luckerson, "The 7 Most Important Moments in Twitter History," Time, November 07, 2013
It had been named after him in a glut of enthusiasm for the town's independence following the Revolutionary War. John Irving, The World According to Garp, 1978
Origin of glut
1275-1325
Glut is a back formation of the word glutton referring to "a person who eats and drinks excessively or voraciously."