Glutted
Glut Glut (gl[u^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Glutted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Glutting}.] [OE. glotten, fr. OF. glotir, gloutir, L. glutire, gluttire; cf. Gr. ? to eat, Skr. gar. Cf. {Gluttion}, {Englut}.] 1. To swallow, or to swallow greedlly; to gorge. [1913 Webster]

Though every drop of water swear against it, And gape at widest to glut him. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To fill to satiety; to satisfy fully the desire or craving of; to satiate; to sate; to cloy. [1913 Webster]

His faithful heart, a bloody sacrifice, Torn from his breast, to glut the tyrant's eyes. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

The realms of nature and of art were ransacked to glut the wonder, lust, and ferocity of a degraded populace. --C. Kingsley. [1913 Webster]

{To glut the market}, to furnish an oversupply of any article of trade, so that there is no sale for it. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • glutted — glut glut 2 verb glutted PTandPPX glutting PRESPARTX COMMERCE MARKETING glut the market to produce a supply of something that is more than is needed, causing its price to fall …   Financial and business terms

  • glutted — adjective exceeding demand a glutted market • Syn: ↑overfull • Similar to: ↑full …   Useful english dictionary

  • glutted — 1) fish with full stomachs 2) said of an overcrowded fishery …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • glutted — Synonyms and related words: allayed, bloated, bursting, choked, cloyed, congested, crammed, crowded, disgusted, distended, drenched, engorged, fed up, filled to overflowing, full, full of, gorged, hyperemic, in spate, jaded, jam packed, jammed,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • glutted — glÊŒt n. abundance, full amount; excessive supply, excessive quantity, overabundance v. inundate, fill to overflowing; stuff; overeat; feed to excess …   English contemporary dictionary

  • glutted overfull — filled filled adj. 1. containing as much or as many as is possible or normal; as, filled to overflowing. Opposite of {empty}. [Narrower terms: {abounding in(predicate), abounding with(predicate), bristling with(predicate), full of(predicate),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • glut — ▪ I. glut glut 1 [glʌt] noun [countable usually singular] COMMERCE a supply of something that is more than is needed, caused by producing too much of it: • A world wide glut of memory chips should prevent prices from rising. • OPEC cut production …   Financial and business terms

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