Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 957 (Gluttony)

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#957. Gluttony. -- N. gluttony; greed, avarice; greediness &c. adj.; voracity.

epicurism; good living, high living; edacity[obs], gulosity[obs], crapulence[obs]; guttling[obs], guzzling; pantophagy[obs].

good cheer, blow out; feast &c. (food) 298; gastronomy, batterie de cuisine[Fr].

epicure, bon vivant, gourmand; glutton, cormorant, hog, belly god, Apicius[obs], gastronome; gourmet &c. 954a, 868.

v. gormandize, gorge; overgorge[obs], overeat oneself; engorge, eat one's fill, cram, stuff; guttle[obs], guzzle; bolt, devour, gobble up; gulp &c. (swallow food) 298; raven, eat out of house and home.

have the stomach of an ostrich; play a good knife and fork &c. (appetite) 865.


Adj. gluttonous, greedy; gormandizing &c.v.; edacious[obs], omnivorous, crapulent[obs], swinish.

avaricious &c. 819; selfish &c. 918.

pampered; overfed, overgorged[obs].

Phr. jejunus raro stomachus vulgaria temnit [Lat][Horace].