To glut the market

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • To glut the market to furnish an oversupply of any article of trade, so that there is no sale for it.
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Usage

In literature:

And the London market is so glutted with new Americans that, to succeed there now, they must be either very clever or awfully queer.
"House of Mirth" by Edith Wharton
Why, it looks to me as though you had set out enough already to glut the Crawberry market.
"Hiram The Young Farmer" by Burbank L. Todd
Whether it was attributable to an unconsumed glut of the markets, or apprehension of a panic, had to be considered.
"One of Our Conquerors, Complete" by George Meredith
A glut of those in the market allows him to offer her a bargain-seven francs la boite.
"The Parisians, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
When the market became glutted with them, they were fed to hogs in the West!
"Wild Flowers Worth Knowing" by Neltje Blanchan
The cargo was sold to good advantage, and the market was glutted.
"Great Fortunes, and How They Were Made" by James D. McCabe, Jr.
Owing to the glutting of the market at Canton, the sea-otter had not sold well.
"Vikings of the Pacific" by Agnes C. Laut
Sometimes the prices in Paris dwindled to nothing because the market was glutted.
"The Fighting Governor" by Charles W. Colby
The market was glutted with their products, and there ceased to be the same demand for it as formerly.
"Colonial Homes and Their Furnishings" by Mary H. Northend
They had to sell their property for a trifle, owing to the market being glutted.
"Curiosities of Christian History" by Croake James
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In news:

For several years, there has been a glut of red oak on the market, causing wholesale prices to drop below $1/bf.
A huge boom in housing construction may be about to create a glut in the market.
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