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gluttonous

[gluht-n-uh s] /ˈglʌt n əs/
adjective
1.
tending to eat and drink excessively; voracious.
2.
greedy; insatiable.
Origin
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English; see glutton1, -ous
Related forms
gluttonously, adverb
gluttonousness, noun
ungluttonous, adjective
Can be confused
glutenous, glutinous, gluttonous.
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Word Origin and History for gluttonously

gluttonous

adj.

mid-14c.; see glutton + -ous. Related: Gluttonously.

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