used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles
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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.
- And the immense stack of straw where in the morning there had been nothing, appeared as the faeces of the same buzzing red glutton.
6 — The Convert (46% in)
There are no more uses of "glutton" in Tess of the d'Urbervilles.