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Word: glutton

Definition: someone who eats too much; ADJ. gluttonous: given to gluttony; greedy; CF. gluttony: habit of eating too much


Sentences Containing 'glutton'

He may no doubt buy too much of either, as he may of any other dealers in his neighbourhood; of the butcher, if he is a glutton; or of the draper, if he affects to be a beau among his companions.
He who distinguishes the true savor of his food can never be a glutton; he who does not can not be otherwise.
Is it something to eat, glutton and gormandiser that thou art?"
Let it not be seen that thou art (even if perchance thou art, which I do not believe) covetous, a follower of women, or a glutton; for when the people and those that have dealings with thee become aware of thy special weakness they will bring their batteries to bear upon thee in that quarter, till they have brought thee down to the depths of perdition.
The scholarly printer Paulus Manutius called him "antiquitatis helluo" ("a glutton for antiquity"), and Julius Caesar Scaliger styled him "pater omnis historiae" ("father of all history").
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