glut tingly


verb (used with object), glutted, glutting.
to feed or fill to satiety; sate: to glut the appetite.
to feed or fill to excess; cloy.
to flood (the market) with a particular item or service so that the supply greatly exceeds the demand.
to choke up: to glut a channel.
verb (used without object), glutted, glutting.
to eat to satiety or to excess.
a full supply.
an excessive supply or amount; surfeit.
an act of glutting or the state of being glutted.

1275–1325; Middle English gluten, back formation from glutun glutton1

gluttingly, adverb
overglut, verb (used with object), overglutted, overglutting.
unglutted, adjective

1. surfeit, stuff, satiate. 5. gorge, cram. 7. surplus, excess, superabundance. Unabridged
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glut (ɡlʌt)
1.  an excessive amount, as in the production of a crop, often leading to a fall in price
2.  the act of glutting or state of being glutted
vb , gluts, glutting, glutted
3.  to feed or supply beyond capacity
4.  to supply (a market) with a commodity in excess of the demand for it
5.  to cram full or choke up: to glut a passage
[C14: probably from Old French gloutir, from Latin gluttīre; see glutton1]

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Word Origin & History

early 14c., "to swallow too much, to feed to repletion," probably from O.Fr. gloter "to swallow, gulp down," from L. gluttire "swallow, gulp down," from PIE base *glu- "to swallow" (cf. Rus. glot "draught, gulp"). The noun (1530s), from the verb, originally meant "a gulp;" meaning "condition of being
full or sated" is 1570s; mercantile sense is first recorded 1590s.
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glut definition

An oversupply of goods on the market.

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