AskDefine | Define glut

Dictionary Definition

glut n : the quality of being so overabundant that prices fall [syn: oversupply, surfeit]


1 overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself; "She stuffed herself at the dinner"; "The kids binged on icecream" [syn: gorge, ingurgitate, overindulge, englut, stuff, engorge, overgorge, overeat, gormandize, gormandise, gourmandize, binge, pig out, satiate, scarf out]
2 supply with an excess of; "flood the market with tennis shoes"; "Glut the country with cheap imports from the Orient" [syn: flood, oversupply] [also: glutting, glutted]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. an excess, too much


Related terms


  1. To fill to capacity, to satisfy all requirement or demand, to sate.

Extensive Definition

The word glut may refer to:
  • Glut, a supposed German translation of Fornjót from Norse mythology
  • GLUT, short for 'OpenGL Utility Toolkit', a library of utilities for OpenGL computer programs
  • glucose transporter in biology
  • "Glut: Mastering Information Through The Ages" is a book by Alex Wright
glut in German: Glut
Glut is also an agricultural term refering to an excess of a particular commodity/item and thus lower market value.

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