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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgluttonglut‧ton /ˈɡlʌtn/ noun [countable]  1 EATsomeone who eats too much2 a glutton for punishmentgluttonous adjective
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gluttonWe had salmon to start, followed by a glutton's dessert of crème brûleé.Uncle Richard was a glutton who ate everything in sight.But some are gluttons for punishment.Persons who eat too much are called gluttons.We even honor these great gluttons who have become our world leaders, our socialites, our jet-setters.Just as some people are mean drunks, mortgage traders were mean gluttons.
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