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glutton (s) (noun)
, gluttons (pl)
1. Someone who eats too much and so consumes more than he or she should: When Joe's family went to the restaurant, it was obvious that they were gluttons
as indicated by the amount and the way they were eating; as well as, the obesity of their bodies.
2. Anyone with an unusual capacity to receive or to withstand something: Henry was a glutton
for punishment because sometimes he stayed up to work on his personal website until just before dawn and then he had to go to work.
Debora's sister is said to be a glutton for gossip and participates in such an activity quite often.
The Anderson's family are known to be gluttons for TV as is indicated by the many TV sets that they have in their home and the numerous hours that they spend watching television programs.
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A person who has an unusual ability to receive or to withstand a large amount of something. (1)