Part of speech: noun

Excess in eating.

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Usage examples "gluttony":

  1. It was a daunting task to so order the hierarchy of the ranks of gluttony, that none should be insulted by a lower seat than they properly deserved. - "Si'Wren of the Patriarchs", Roland Cheney.
  2. I fear you encourage gluttony, and nothing so interferes with work. - "Laughing Bill Hyde and Other Stories", Rex Beach.
  3. It was felt that Vitellius' gluttony was a personal disgrace: Otho's excesses, his cruelty and his daring, spelt more danger to the country. - "Tacitus: The Histories, Volumes I and II", Caius Cornelius Tacitus.