[ sur-fit ]


  1. an excessive amount of something


  1. cause (someone) to desire no more of something as a result of having consumed or done it to excess.

Examples of surfeit in a sentence:

  • We had such a surfeit of food during the holidays that we gave a large portion of it to the family across the street.
  • Janet made use of the surfeit of holiday lights by decorating all the trees in her front yard