used in The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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someone who consumes more than they should — especially eating and drinking too much
The expression: "a glutton for punishment" refers to someone who persist in some activity despite negative consequences (as though loving the punishment)
The expression: "a glutton for whatever" refers to people who like whatever a lot — such that "a glutton for sunshine" loves sunshine.
- He was usually a great glutton, and I promised myself some diversion in half starving him.
There are no more uses of "glutton" in The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin.