glutton/sucker for punishment

noun phrase

Definition of glutton/sucker for punishment

: a person who is attracted to pain, suffering, difficulty, etc. He keeps playing football despite all his injuries. I guess he's a glutton/sucker for punishment.

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“Glutton/sucker for punishment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glutton%2Fsucker%20for%20punishment. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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