glutton for punishment

Definition of glutton for punishment

  1. :  a person who enjoys things that other people dislike That guy's a real glutton for punishment.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  one given habitually to greedy and voracious eating and drinking

    :  one that has a great capacity for accepting or enduring something

    :  wolverine

  1. :  the act of punishing

    :  suffering, pain, or loss that serves as retribution

    :  a penalty inflicted on an offender through judicial procedure

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