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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Given to or marked by gluttony.
  • adj. Indulging in something, such as an activity, to excess; voracious. See Synonyms at voracious.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Given to excessive eating; prone to overeating.
  • adj. Greedy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Given to gluttony; eating to excess; indulging the appetite; voracious.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Given to excessive eating; greedy; voracious; hence, grasping.
  • Characterized by or consisting in excessive eating.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. given to excess in consumption of especially food or drink

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