What does the word surfeit mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Satiety.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To overfeed; supply or be supplied to satiety.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Excess in eating or drinking.

  • Part of speech: participial adjective, noun

  • Surfeiting.

Usage examples for 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] by Maria Edgeworth
  2. It will eat blackbeetles till it's sick, till it dies of surfeit. – Mortal Coils by Aldous Huxley
  3. I never get a surfeit in good company. – After the Storm by T. S. Arthur