gluttonous : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • a  given to excess in consumption of especially food or drink
    over-fed women and their gluttonous husbands
    a gluttonous debauch
    a gluttonous appetite for food and praise and pleasure

  • Last week two studies published in the New England Journal of Medicine showed that some fat people, rather than being slothful or gluttonous, have an inborn predisposition to gain .
  • Small potatoes is a dish that the art world circles back to every decade or so, usually out of revulsion against a gluttonous market.
  • Debt-fueled and gluttonous, bankers around the world took wild risks that their bosses and regulators failed to stop.
News & Articles

  • 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 ...
    June 17, 2013 - The Mckeesport Daily News
  • 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.
    June 16, 2013 - via Yahoo! News
  • Hungover Links: Skyscraper Twerking, Meme Fine Art & More
    I Do What I Wantvia 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? [...]
    June 14, 2013 - MTV

  • Sonny Perdue in BusinessWeek
    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.
  • Alan Johnson in Seattle Post Intelligencer
    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...
  • George Washington in FrontPage
    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...

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