used in A Great and Terrible Beauty
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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.
- We all know Pippa is a secret glutton.
Chapter 15 (10% in)
- Tom offers cakes and Ann, who has never refused a morsel of food in her life, declines as a well-born, properly bred lady should, lest she seem a glutton.
Chapter 26 (76% in)
There are no more uses of "glutton" in A Great and Terrible Beauty.