gluttony

noun glut·tony \ ˈglət-nē , ˈglə-tə-nē \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of gluttony

plural gluttonies
1 : excess in eating or drinking
2 : greedy or excessive indulgence
  • accused the nation of energy gluttony

Examples of gluttony in a Sentence

  1. the view that gluttony is a serious failure in self-discipline

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Origin and Etymology of gluttony

gluttony Synonyms

Antonyms

abstemiousness;

Near Antonyms

dieting;


GLUTTONY Defined for English Language Learners

gluttony

Definition of gluttony for English Language Learners

  • : the act or habit of eating or drinking too much


GLUTTONY Defined for Kids

gluttony

noun glut·tony \ ˈglə-tə-nē \

Definition of gluttony for Students

plural gluttonies
: the act or habit of eating or drinking too much


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