glutton/sucker for punishment

Definition of glutton/sucker for punishment

  1. :  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.

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. :  one that sucks especially a breast or udder :  suckling

    :  a device for creating or regulating suction (such as a piston or valve in a pump)

    :  a pipe or tube through which something is drawn by suction

  1. :  to remove suckers from

    :  hoodwink

    :  to send out suckers

  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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to cast off or become cast off

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