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

  • transitive v. To gulp down; swallow greedily.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To swallow; to swallow up, engulf.
  • v. To glut, satiate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To swallow or gulp down.
  • transitive v. To glut.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To swallow or gulp down.
  • To fill to repletion; glut.

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

  • v. overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself


Anglo-Norman englutir, from Late Latin inglūtīre : Latin in-, intensive pref.; see in-2 + Latin gluttīre, to swallow.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Partly from Old French englotir, partly from en- +‎ glut. (Wiktionary)


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