- The definition of gluttonous is doing something in an excessive way.
An example of someone gluttonous is a teen-aged boy who eats constantly.
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Origin: Middle English glotonous from Old French glotonos: see glutton
- gluttonously adverb
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- Given to or marked by gluttony.
- Indulging in something, such as an activity, to excess; voracious. See Synonyms at voracious.
- glutˈton·ous·ly adverb