(figuratively) One who consumes voraciously, obsessively, or to excess.
(zoology) A carnivorous mammal (Gulo gulo), of the family Mustelidæ, about the size of a large badger. It was formerly believed to be inordinately voracious, whence the name; the wolverine. It is a native of the northern parts of America, Europe, and Asia.
- fussy eater
- finicky eater
Gluttonous; greedy; gormandizing.
(obsolete) To glut; to eat voraciously.
Other Word Forms of Glutton
Origin of Glutton
Middle English glotoun from Old French gloton from Latin gluttō gluttōn-
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Old French gloton, gluton, from Latin gluto, glutonis.
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