Palatable vs Glutton - What's the difference?
As adjectives the difference between palatable and glutton
is that palatable
is pleasing to the taste, tasty while glutton
is gluttonous; greedy; gormandizing.
As a noun glutton is
one who eats voraciously, obsessively, or to excess; a gormandizer.
As a verb glutton is
(archaic) to glut; to satisfy (especially an appetite) by filling to capacity.
Pleasing to the taste, tasty.
- For some instant noodles make a palatable , if not especially nutritious, meal.
- The agreement was palatable to both of them.
* See also
Gluttonous; greedy; gormandizing.
* (and other bibliographic particulars) (Fuller):
* 1597 , i 3 :
- A glutton monastery in former ages makes a hungry ministry in our days.
- So, so, thou common dog, didst thou disgorge
Thy glutton bosom of the royal Richard?
One who eats voraciously, obsessively, or to excess; a gormandizer.
(figuratively) One who consumes voraciously, obsessively, or to excess
* 1705 , George Granville, The British Enchanters :
- Such a glutton would eat until his belly hurts.
- "Gluttons in murder, wanton to destroy."
* 1878 , :
- Hope is a subtle Glutton / He feeds upon the Fair
The wolverine, Gulo gulo , of the family Mustelidae, a carnivorous mammal about the size of a large badger, native to the northern parts of America, Europe, and Asia.
- "A good few indeed, my man," replied the captain. "Yes, you may make away with a deal of money and be neither drunkard nor glutton ."
* (voracious eater) see
* glutton for punishment
(archaic) To glut; to satisfy (especially an appetite) by filling to capacity.
*(and other bibliographic detailes), (Lovelace)
* 1915 , Journeyman Barber, Hairdresser, Cosmetologist and Proprietor :
- Gluttoned at last, return at home to pine.
(obsolete) To glut; to eat voraciously.
* (and other bibliographic detailes), (Drayton)
- In some cities their [local branches] have become gluttoned with success, and in their misguided overzealous ambition they are 'killing the goose that lays the golden egg.'
* 1598 —
- Whereon in Egypt gluttoning they fed.
- Thus do I pine and surfeit day by day, / Or gluttoning on all, or all away.