Definition of gulosity in English:


Line breaks: gu|los¦ity
Pronunciation: /ɡjʊˈlɒsɪti


[mass noun] rare
  • Greed in eating; gluttony.
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    • 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.

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