gluttony

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glut·ton·y

 (glŭt′n-ē)
n. pl. glut·ton·ies
Excess in eating or drinking.

gluttony

(ˈɡlʌtənɪ) or

gluttonousness

n
the act or practice of eating to excess

glut•ton•y

(ˈglʌt n i)

n.
excessive eating and drinking.
[1175–1225]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gluttony - habitual eating to excessgluttony - habitual eating to excess    
intemperance - the quality of being intemperate
greediness, hoggishness, piggishness - an excessive desire for food
2.gluttony - eating to excess (personified as one of the deadly sins)gluttony - eating to excess (personified as one of the deadly sins)
deadly sin, mortal sin - an unpardonable sin entailing a total loss of grace; "theologians list seven mortal sins"

gluttony

noun greed, rapacity, voracity, greediness, voraciousness, piggishness Gluttony is a deadly sin.
Translations
شَرَه، نَهَم
nenasytnostobžerstvížravost
grådighedgrovæderi
glutemeco
mässäilyylensyönti
torkosság
græîgi
暴食
oburluk

gluttony

[ˈglʌtənɪ] Nglotonería f, gula f

gluttony

[ˈglʌtəni] n
(= greed) → gloutonnerie f
(= sin) → gourmandise f

gluttony

nVöllerei f, → Fresserei f (inf)

gluttony

[ˈglʌtənɪ] nghiottoneria, golosità; (sin) → gola

glutton

(ˈglatən) noun
1. a person who eats too much. That child is fat because he is such a glutton.
2. a person who is always eager for more of something usually unpleasant. He's a glutton for work.
ˈgluttony noun
greediness in eating.
References in classic literature ?
To whom the Son of God, unmoved, replied:-- "Nor doth this grandeur and majestic shew Of luxury, though called magnificence, More than of arms before, allure mine eye, Much less my mind; though thou should'st add to tell Their sumptuous gluttonies, and gorgeous feasts On citron tables or Atlantic stone (For I have also heard, perhaps have read), Their wines of Setia, Cales, and Falerne, Chios and Crete, and how they quaff in gold, Crystal, and myrrhine cups, imbossed with gems And studs of pearl--to me should'st tell, who thirst And hunger still.