noun[mass noun] • rare
- Greed in eating; gluttony.More example sentences
- Each man grabbed his share with avidity, and there and then devoured it with such gulosity that, in less than half an hour after its death, only the hoofs remained.
- Rabelais continually returns to the indolence and gulosity of the friars.
- He would dart out his tongue right and left, as rapidly as lightning, and lap up the ants in quick succession, with the most laudable gulosity.
late 15th century: from Latin gulositas (from gulosus 'gluttonous') + -ity.