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  • n  a person who is devoted to eating and drinking to excess
  • n  musteline mammal of northern Eurasia

  • They suggest that he is a glutton for publicity, and that his press conferences are part of a political campaign, the office to be determined later.
  • Besides Charlie, the lucky--ultimately unlucky--winners include a glutton, an overachiever, a video-game addict and a spoiled rich kid, all of whom get sadistic comeuppances from .
  • His inconstancy makes him flexible; his mistakes have made him smarter; he is a glutton for sympathy.

  • Barack Obama in The Australian
    I am not choosing to address these additional challenges just because I feel like it, or because I'm a glutton for punishment,Mr Obama told the Business Roundtable in Washington. "I am doing so because they are fundamental to our economic...
  • Mike Nolan in
    I could stand up here and be a glutton for punishment and say it all falls on me and turn everybody loose, but they won't get better that way,Nolan said. "They could do the same thing, but the truth of the matter, the fact of the matter is...
  • Jacques Pepin in San Jose Mercury News
    There's no reason to stop yet,says Pepin, 72, during a phone interview. "I still love to cook and I still love to eat. I'm a glutton."

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