Glut meaning

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To eat or indulge in something excessively.
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An excess, too much.

A glut of the market.

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Something that fills up an opening; a clog.
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That which is swallowed.

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The definition of a glut is a supply of something that is greater than the demand.

If there are too many houses on the market and not enough buyers, this is an example of a glut of houses.

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To fill beyond capacity, especially with food; satiate.

The lions slept after they glutted themselves on the kill.

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To flood (a market) with an excess of goods so that supply exceeds demand.
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An oversupply.

A glut of gasoline caused prices at the pump to fall.

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To eat like a glutton; overindulge.
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To feed, fill, supply, etc. to excess; surfeit.
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To flood (the market) with certain goods so that the supply is greater than the demand.
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A glutting or being glutted.
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A supply of certain goods that is greater than the demand.
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A wooden wedge used in splitting blocks.
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(mining) A piece of wood used to fill up behind cribbing or tubbing.

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(bricklaying) A bat, or small piece of brick, used to fill out a course.

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(architecture) An arched opening to the ashpit of a kiln.
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A block used for a fulcrum.
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The broad-nosed eel (Anguilla latirostris), found in Europe, Asia, the West Indies, etc.
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To fill to capacity, to satisfy all requirement or demand, to sate.

To glut one's appetite.

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To eat gluttonously or to satiety.
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To glut is defined as to eat or supply an excess.

When you binge on ice cream, this is an example of when you glut.

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Origin of glut

  • Middle English glotten probably from Old French glotoiier to eat greedily from Latin gluttīre

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French gloter (cf French engloutir (“to devour”), glouton (“glutton”))), from Latin gluttio (“I swallow”). Akin to Russian глотать (“to swallow”).

    From Wiktionary