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 Meanings and Examples of GLUTTON
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glutton
 n.  person who eats too much food and drink
Classic Sentence:
1  Now there came a certain common tramp who used to go begging all over the city of Ithaca, and was notorious as an incorrigible glutton and drunkard.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVIII
2  Irus was very angry and answered, "You filthy glutton, you run on trippingly like an old fish-fag."
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVIII
3  To the zakuski succeeded the meal itself, and the host became a perfect glutton on his guests' behalf.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER III
4  Then I should have chosen a career for myself, I should have been a sluggard and a glutton, not a simple one, but, for instance, one with sympathies for everything sublime and beautiful.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 1: VI
5  Gluttony chastises the glutton, Gula punit Gulax.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VII—THE WISDOM OF THOLOMYES
6  Cora, already regretting her precipitation, was obliged to comply, for Magua instantly left the spot, and approached his gluttonous comrades.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11
7  Yet so gluttonous and idle are my serfs that they are simply bursting with food, whereas I scarcely get enough to eat.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VI
8  Red Admirals gluttonously absorbed richness from dish cloths, cabbage whites drank icy coolness from silver paper.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 5
Example Sentence:
1  When Mother saw that Bobby had eaten all the cookies, she called him a little glutton.
2  She's a glutton for work.