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gluttonous

adjective uk   /ˈɡlʌt.ən.əs/  us   /ˈɡlʌt̬-/ disapproving
eating and drinking more than you need using more than you need: She said that industrialized countries should reduce their gluttonous (= greater than is needed) consumption of oil.
gluttonously
adverb uk   us   /-li/
Translations of “gluttonous”
in Korean 많이 먹는…
in Arabic شَرِه, نَهِم…
in Portuguese guloso…
in Catalan golafre…
in Japanese 大食の, 暴飲暴食の…
in Italian ghiotto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 貪吃的人, 暴飲暴食的, 浪費的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 好吃贪杯的, 暴饮暴食的, 浪费的…
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