Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To overfeed; supply or be supplied to satiety.

Part of speech: noun

Excess in eating or drinking.

Part of speech: participial adjective


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Usage examples "surfeit":

  1. Natural, you know, when I have been having a surfeit all my life of old beds and chairs, and John of Gaunt and the Black Prince. - "Tales & Novels, Vol. IX [Contents: Harrington; Thoughts on Bores; Ormond]", Maria Edgeworth.
  2. It will eat blackbeetles till it's sick, till it dies of surfeit. - "Mortal Coils", Aldous Huxley.
  3. I never get a surfeit in good company. - "After the Storm", T. S. Arthur.