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Definition of "glut" []

  • To fill beyond capacity, especially with food; satiate. (verb-transitive)
  • To flood (a market) with an excess of goods so that supply exceeds demand. (verb-transitive)
  • To eat or indulge in something excessively. (verb-intransitive)
  • An oversupply. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "glut" in a sentence
  • "But this is precisely what is meant by the term glut, which, in this case, is evidently general not partial ..."
  • "As we keep mentioning, the only glut is over-graded dreck."
  • "That policy has created at least a short-term glut of equipment on the market."