A Word A Day : Glutton
Tuesday, 6th November 2007 : Today's Word is ...
( Noun )
Pronunciation : glútt'n
1. somebody who habitually eats or drinks too much
2. greedy person
3. a person with an inordinate capacity to receive or withstand something
13th century - Via Old French - Latin glutton - gluttire to swallow - gula throat
gourmand, gourmandizer, trencherman,eater, feeder
• I'm not a glutton
, like Cecilia--but I'm afraid I shall want some lunch.
Related Words :
Enjoy this list and then get around for preparing your own list of words. There is no better way of boosting your words power. The most effective way to build your vocabulary is described in the page on Word Power. Educational research has discovered that your I.Q. is intimately related to your Word Power. Take a standard Vocabulary test and then an intelligent test, the result in both will be substantially the same. The more extensive your vocabulary, the better your chances of success, other things being equal- success in attaining your educational goals, success in moving ahead in your business or professional career, success in achieving your intellectual potential.
Go to The A Word A Day Index
From Glutton to HOME PAGE