glutted


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glut

 (glŭt)
v. glut·ted, glut·ting, gluts
v.tr.
1. To fill beyond capacity, especially with food; satiate: The lions slept after they glutted themselves on the kill.
2. To flood (a market) with an excess of goods so that supply exceeds demand.
v.intr.
To eat or indulge in something excessively.
n.
An oversupply: A glut of gasoline caused prices at the pump to fall.

[Middle English glotten, probably from Old French glotoiier, to eat greedily, from Latin gluttīre.]

glutted

(ˈɡlʌtɪd)
adj
fed or supplied beyond capacitysupplied with a commodity in excess of the demand for itcrammed full or choked up
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.glutted - exceeding demand; "a glutted market"
full - containing as much or as many as is possible or normal; "a full glass"; "a sky full of stars"; "a full life"; "the auditorium was full to overflowing"
References in classic literature ?
At first he was like a wild beast that has glutted itself; he was in a dull stupor of satisfaction.
That prince would have been no loser by the exchange, for so much was I hated by the Abyssinian monks that they would have thought no expense too great to have gotten me into their hands, that they might have glutted their revenge by putting me to the most painful death they could have invented.
From that day he has gone on swallowing up fleets and men without his resentment being glutted by the number of victims - by so many wrecked ships and wrecked lives.