Leftover vs Glut - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between leftover and glut
is that leftover
is something left behind; an excess or remainder while glut
is heat, glow.
As an adjective leftover
is remaining; left behind; extra; in reserve.
* left over, left-over
Remaining; left behind; extra; in reserve.
(chiefly, in the plural, usually, of food) Remaining after a meal is complete or eaten for a later meal or snack.
- Do you want some of the leftover supplies from the event?
- I have some leftover spaghetti in the fridge, so I don't plan to cook tonight.
- Not leftovers again.
* When used after a verb (as part of a predicate phrase), use two separate words:
*: I can walk for miles and still have energy left over.
Something left behind; an excess or remainder.
- It's a leftover from yesterday, but it's still perfectly good.
- The entire wheel of cheese is a leftover from the party.
an excess, too much
- a glut of the market
- A glut of those talents which raise men to eminence.
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That which is swallowed.
Something that fills up an opening; a clog.
A wooden wedge used in splitting blocks.
(mining) A piece of wood used to fill up behind cribbing or tubbing.
(bricklaying) A bat, or small piece of brick, used to fill out a course.
(architecture) An arched opening to the ashpit of a kiln.
A block used for a fulcrum.
The broad-nosed eel (Anguilla latirostris ), found in Europe, Asia, the West Indies, etc.
* excess, overabundance, plethora, slew, surfeit, surplus
To fill to capacity, to satisfy all requirement or demand, to sate.
* Charles Kingsley
- to glut one's appetite
To eat gluttonously or to satiety.
- The realms of nature and of art were ransacked to glut the wonder, lust, and ferocity of a degraded populace.
- Like three horses that have broken fence, / And glutted all night long breast-deep in corn.