Definition of gluten-free in English:



  • (of food or a diet) not containing gluten.

    ‘organic gluten-free pasta’
    ‘everything in the bakery is gluten-free’
    • ‘A positive result combined with my response to the gluten-free diet was conclusive enough for me.’
    • ‘The challenge for producers of Indian rice grass was to develop a solid, reliable commodity-producer base to process high-quality seed into a nutritious, good tasting, quality product which is reliably gluten-free.’
    • ‘With his gluten-free menu, the emphasis is on breads made from different types of flour, such as millet, maize, sogram and gram flour, which are suitable for coeliacs.’
    • ‘Last year, guided by a binder listing gluten-free foods that one student brought from home, he provided meals for two gluten-intolerant students.’
    • ‘Alternative gluten-free flours—such as those made from rice, bean, potato and corn—do not exhibit these combined characteristics.’
    • ‘A celiac's diet can be very expensive, so we try to show patients how they can make their own meals at home using gluten-free baking products.’
    • ‘There is a good range of gluten-free foods available as well as recipe books.’
    • ‘Ahead of me was a couple having a difficult time making a selection because no one behind the counter seemed to know which foods were gluten-free.’
    • ‘The cost of gluten-free food for coeliac patients is allowable.’
    • ‘He buys most of his bread at a local bakery that makes gluten-free breads.’
    • ‘In three cases coeliac disease was suspected and gluten-free diets were prescribed.’
    • ‘These are a good choice if you're looking for a gluten-free alternative.’
    • ‘In the next few years, finding gluten-free foods should become less of a scavenger hunt, making mealtime less stressful.’
    • ‘One way to conform to a gluten-free diet is to do more cooking at home.’
    • ‘A gluten-free diet is demanding and typically requires much more time and energy in food preparation.’
    • ‘Processing must produce a reliable, consistent gluten-free product.’
    • ‘Gluten-free breads are offered by numerous companies for people with that allergy.’
    • ‘As one of our guests has to follow a gluten-free diet, I was hoping I could find something that she could eat, too.’
    • ‘Qualifying medical expenses include: GP costs, physiotherapy, the cost of gluten-free food for coeliacs, and prescribed drugs.’
    • ‘Aunt Gloria said she was off wheat of all kinds because of being on a gluten-free diet.’