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Old French glutonie, from gloton + -ie < Latin glutio.
gluttony (countable and uncountable, plural gluttonies)
- The vice of eating to excess.
- 1922, Ben Travers, chapter 5, in A Cuckoo in the Nest:
- The most rapid and most seductive transition in all human nature is that which attends the palliation of a ravenous appetite. […] Can those harmless but refined fellow-diners be the selfish cads whose gluttony and personal appearance so raised your contemptuous wrath on your arrival?
- the English vice
the vice of eating to excess