The Odyssey by Homer - (translated by: Butler)
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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.
- Now there came a certain common tramp who used to go begging all over the city of Ithaca, and was notorious as an incorrigible glutton and drunkard.
Book 18 (1% in)
- Irus was very angry and answered, "You filthy glutton, you run on trippingly like an old fish-fag.
Book 18 (7% in)
There are no more uses of "glutton" in The Odyssey by Homer - (translated by: Butler).