intransitive verbglut′ted, glut′ting
Origin of glutMiddle English glutten from Old French gloter, to swallow from Classical Latin gluttire, probably ultimately from Indo-European base an unverified form gel-, to devour from source German kehle, Old English ceole, throat
- to feed, fill, supply, etc. to excess; surfeit
- to flood (the market) with certain goods so that the supply is greater than the demand
- a glutting or being glutted
- a supply of certain goods that is greater than the demand
Origin of glut< the v.