dict.org

The DICT Development Group


Search for:
Search type:
Database:

Database copyright information
Server information


3 definitions found
 for gluttonous
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  gluttonous
      adj 1: given to excess in consumption of especially food or
             drink; "over-fed women and their gluttonous husbands"; "a
             gluttonous debauch"; "a gluttonous appetite for food and
             praise and pleasure" [ant: abstemious]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  116 Moby Thesaurus words for "gluttonous":
     Apician, a bit much, abandoned, all-devouring, bibulous, bolting,
     boundless, cannibal, cannibalistic, carnivorous, commensal,
     cramming, crapulent, crapulous, dietetic, dining, eating, edacious,
     egregious, enormous, esurient, exaggerated, excessive, exorbitant,
     extravagant, extreme, fabulous, fancy, feeding, flesh-eating,
     fruitarian, gastronomic, gigantic, glutting, gluttonizing,
     gobbling, gorging, grain-eating, graminivorous, granivorous,
     grass-eating, greedy, gulping, guttling, guzzling, herbivorous,
     high, hoggish, hyperbolic, hyperphagic, hypertrophied, immoderate,
     incontinent, indulgent, inordinate, insatiable, insect-eating,
     insectivorous, intemperate, lactovegetarian, man-eating,
     meat-eating, mensal, monstrous, nourishing, nutritious, omnivorous,
     omophagous, out of bounds, out of sight, outrageous, overbig,
     overdeveloped, overgreat, overgrown, overindulgent, overindulging,
     overlarge, overmuch, overweening, pantophagous, phytivorous,
     phytophagous, piggish, plant-eating, polyphagic, postprandial,
     prandial, predacious, preprandial, prodigal, rapacious, ravening,
     ravenous, self-indulgent, steep, stiff, stuffing, swinish,
     too much, unbridled, unconscionable, unconstrained, uncontrolled,
     undisciplined, undue, unfrugal, unlimited, unmeasured,
     unreasonable, unrestrained, unthrifty, vegetable-eating,
     vegetarian, voracious, wolfing
  
  

Contact=webmaster@dict.org Specification=RFC 2229