Palatable vs Glutton - What's the difference?

palatable | glutton |


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.

palatable

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Pleasing to the taste, tasty.
  • For some instant noodles make a palatable , if not especially nutritious, meal.
  • Tolerable, acceptable.
  • The agreement was palatable to both of them.

    Synonyms

    * See also

    glutton

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Gluttonous; greedy; gormandizing.
  • * (and other bibliographic particulars) (Fuller):
  • A glutton monastery in former ages makes a hungry ministry in our days.
  • * 1597 , i 3 :
  • So, so, thou common dog, didst thou disgorge
    Thy glutton bosom of the royal Richard?

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who eats voraciously, obsessively, or to excess; a gormandizer.
  • Such a glutton would eat until his belly hurts.
  • (figuratively) One who consumes voraciously, obsessively, or to excess
  • * 1705 , George Granville, The British Enchanters :
  • "Gluttons in murder, wanton to destroy."
  • * :
  • Hope is a subtle Glutton / He feeds upon the Fair
  • * 1878 , :
  • "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 ."
  • 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.
  • Synonyms

    * (voracious eater) see

    See also

    * glutton for punishment

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (archaic) To glut; to satisfy (especially an appetite) by filling to capacity.
  • *(and other bibliographic detailes), (Lovelace)
  • Gluttoned at last, return at home to pine.
  • * 1915 , Journeyman Barber, Hairdresser, Cosmetologist and Proprietor :
  • 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.'
  • (obsolete) To glut; to eat voraciously.
  • * (and other bibliographic detailes), (Drayton)
  • Whereon in Egypt gluttoning they fed.
  • * 1598
  • Thus do I pine and surfeit day by day, / Or gluttoning on all, or all away.

    References

    Mustelids