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English definition of “gluttonous”

gluttonous

adjective uk   /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
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
(Definition of gluttonous from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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