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  ( gluttons    plural  )
1       n-count   If you think that someone eats too much and is greedy, you can say they are a glutton.,   (disapproval)    I can't control my eating. It's hard when people don't understand and call you a glutton.     
2       n-count   If you say that someone is a glutton for something, you mean that they enjoy or need it very much.  
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He was a glutton for hard work..., Ivy must be a glutton for punishment.     
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gannet     (slang)   gobbler, gorger, gormandizer, gourmand, pig     (informal)  

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