gluttonous gluttonous  /ɡ ˈlə tə nəs/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) given to excess in consumption of especially food or drink

Usage(s):

  1. Small potatoes is a dish that the art world circles back to every decade or so, usually out of revulsion against a gluttonous market.
  2. Debt-fueled and gluttonous, bankers around the world took wild risks that their bosses and regulators failed to stop.

News

  1. Stop! Thief! State legislators feed twice at the taxpayer trough

    By Tribune-Review State records compiled by the Trib show the notion of Pennsylvania lawmakers as gluttonous hogs gorging at the public trough isn’t just colorful imagery but ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Mckeesport Daily News

  2. Obese Black-Hole Galaxies Could Reveal Quasar Secrets

    Gluttonous black holes in the center of some galaxies could be precursors to the brightest objects in the known universe.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: SPACE.com via Yahoo! News

  3. Hungover Links: Skyscraper Twerking, Meme Fine Art & More

    "I Do What I Want" via theCHIVE While you were drinking... A mac-and-cheeseburger and 31 more inventive, gluttonous meals (and hot chicks who enjoy eating 'em) to get your buds salivating. Hey, so, um, could you not put your mouth against the Frosty machine and chug, please? Why do these "Game Of Thrones" actors look so familiar? [...]
    on June 14, 2013     Source: MTV

Quotes

  1. Perdue said it's time to buckle down and "reject the gluttonous instinct of this age" to ensure future generations aren't saddled with crushing debt.
    on Jan 13, 2010 By: Sonny Perdue Source: BusinessWeek

  2. "As this report starkly demonstrates, people in the UK are not more gluttonous than previous generations and individual action alone will not be sufficient," Johnson told Parliament. "Obesity is a consequence of abundance, convenience and...
    on Oct 17, 2007 By: Alan Johnson Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  3. One George Washington University philosophy professor explained that 9/11 was justified because the terrorists "sought to defeat:our arrogance, our gluttonous way of life, our miserliness toward the poor:the soulless pop culture:and a domineering...
    on Mar 4, 2009 By: George Washington Source: FrontPage magazine.com

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