Gluttonous Glut"ton*ous, a. Given to gluttony; eating to excess; indulging the appetite; voracious; as, a gluttonous age. -- {Glut"ton*ous*ly}, adv. -- {Glut"ton*ous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • gluttonously — adverb in a gluttonous manner this man eats gluttonously! • Derived from adjective: ↑gluttonous …   Useful english dictionary

  • gluttonously — adverb see gluttonous …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gluttonously — See gluttonous. * * * …   Universalium

  • gluttonously — adverb In a gluttonous manner …   Wiktionary

  • gluttonously — adv. greedily, voraciously …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gluttonously — glut·ton·ous·ly …   English syllables

  • gluttonous — gluttonously, adv. gluttonousness, n. /glut n euhs/, adj. 1. tending to eat and drink excessively; voracious. 2. greedy; insatiable. [1300 50; ME; see GLUTTON1, OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • Bribe — (br[imac]b), n. [F. bribe a lump of bread, scraps, leavings of meals (that are generally given to a beggar), LL. briba scrap of bread; cf. OF. briber, brifer, to eat gluttonously, to beg, and OHG. bilibi food.] 1. A gift begged; a present. [Obs.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Glut — Glut, v. i. To eat gluttonously or to satiety. [1913 Webster] Like three horses that have broken fence, And glutted all night long breast deep in corn. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Soak — Soak, v. i. 1. To lie steeping in water or other liquid; to become sturated; as, let the cloth lie and soak. [1913 Webster] 2. To enter (into something) by pores or interstices; as, water soaks into the earth or other porous matter. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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