glut glut  /ɡ ˈlət/


  1. (n) the quality of being so overabundant that prices fall
  2. (v) overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
  3. (v) supply with an excess of


  1. As every publisher knows or thinks he knows, books sell poorly in the summertime, so new books are held off the market until Labor Day, then dumped into bookstores in a glut.
  2. There was so much of glut of onion in the market that the farmers were saying that the onions were making them cry both literally as well as figuratively.


  1. Macomb Township has 2.5 million square feet of unused commercial properties

    Macomb County suffers from a glut of vacant industrial buildings, millions of square feet of abandoned space looking for tenants, which may take years to fill and will likely block any efforts by local officials to attract new factories to the area.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Voice

  2. Oil product glut coming as refineries mushroom - IEA

    By Dmitry Zhdannikov and Christopher Johnson LONDON (Reuters) - The world is heading for a glut of refined products as new Asian and Middle East refineries increase oil processing in a move likely to force ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Finance

  3. World Oil Market Facing Product Glut

    The world is heading for a glut of refined products as new Asian and Middle East refineries increase oil processing.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CNBC


  1. Bernanke said a "global saving glut" in Japan, Germany and developing countries is fueling the current account deficit in the US Countries such as Thailand and South Korea have increased dollar reserves and paid off debt to prevent a replay of...
    on Mar 10, 2005 By: Ben Bernanke Source: Bloomberg

  2. "The lack of credit and the glut of gas supplies are suppressing drilling, not the existence or lack of a tax rebate that increases their margin by a few percent," Kaiser said.
    on Jul 27, 2009 By: George Kaiser Source: Boston Globe

  3. "A recent New York Times article published on June 6 spoke about how the glut of electronic intrusion is rewiring our brains, making it much more difficult for us to focus, concentrate and relate," Shmuley said.
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Rabbi Shmuley Boteach Source: Kansas City Star

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