glutton

noun
glut·​ton | \ ˈglə-tᵊn How to pronounce glutton (audio) \

Definition of glutton

1a : one given habitually to greedy and voracious eating and drinking
b : one that has a great capacity for accepting or enduring something a glutton for punishment

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Examples of glutton in a Sentence

he's such a glutton that he ate the whole cake

First Known Use of glutton

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for glutton

Middle English glotoun, from Anglo-French glutun, glotun, from Latin glutton-, glutto; akin to Latin gluttire to swallow, gula throat, Old English ceole

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The first known use of glutton was in the 13th century

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glutton

noun

English Language Learners Definition of glutton

: a person who eats too much
: someone who wants a large amount of something

glutton

noun
glut·​ton | \ ˈglə-tᵊn How to pronounce glutton (audio) \

Kids Definition of glutton

: a person or animal that overeats

Other Words from glutton

gluttonous \ ˈglə-​tə-​nəs \ adjective

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