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English definition of “gluttonous”

gluttonous

adjective     /ˈɡlʌt.ən.əs/ US  /ˈɡlʌt̬-/ disapproving
eating and drinking more than you needGreedy using more than you need: She said that industrialized countries should reduce their gluttonous (= greater than is needed) consumption of oil.Wasting gluttonously     /-li/ adverb
(Definition of gluttonous adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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