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gluttonous Syllabification: glut·ton·ous
Pronunciation: /ˈɡlətnəs/

Definition of gluttonous in English:


Excessively greedy: a gluttonous, cigar-smoking capitalist
More example sentences
  • If you become less gluttonous, less greedy, less myopic, more savvy about the world in general, they don't win; you win.
  • If you're as gluttonous as we were, you should expect to pay $20 or so per person (including a complementary bowl of chips and homemade salsa), but you can also eat for much less.
  • In the process, their brand of conservatism is beginning to look like a gluttonous attempt to funnel billions of dollars into the bank accounts of their friends and supporters.
greedy, gourmandizing, voracious, insatiable, wolfish
informal piggish, piggy



Pronunciation: /ˈɡlətnəslē/
Example sentences
  • Since the 1930s, serialized comics have appeared in phone-book-thick magazine compilations and hundred-page paperbacks, gluttonously consumed.
  • The way we eat in North America is gluttonously ugly.
  • We gluttonously overordered the grilled and marinated meats, even retracing our steps for seconds.

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