1. a person who is devoted to eating and drinking to excess

    Synonyms : gourmand, gourmandizer, trencherman
    Type Of : eater, feeder
  2. musteline mammal of northern Eurasia

    Synonyms : gulo gulo, wolverine
    Type Of : mustelid, musteline, musteline mammal


  1. cooking by direct exposure to radiant heat (as over a fire or under a grill)

    Synonyms : broil, broiling
    Type Of : cookery, cooking, preparation


  1. deep and harsh sounding as if from shouting or illness or emotion

    Synonyms : hoarse, husky
    Examples :
    • gruff voices
    • the dog's gruff barking
  2. brusque and surly and forbidding

    Synonyms : crusty, curmudgeonly, ill-humored, ill-humoured
    Examples :
    • gruff manner
    • a gruff reply


  1. the handwear used by fielders in playing baseball

    Synonyms : baseball glove, baseball mitt, mitt
    Type Of : baseball equipment
  2. boxing equipment consisting of big and padded coverings for the fists of the fighters; worn for the sport of boxing

    Synonyms : boxing glove
    Type Of : boxing equipment
  3. handwear: covers the hand and wrist

    Type Of : hand wear, handwear