glutton

Do you like to eat and drink — I mean, really like to eat and drink? Then you might be a glutton.

We all have our favorite foods and drinks, but some people are a little more into it than others — these people are gluttons. Someone who's a glutton because they just eat too much is different from a gourmet or gourmand, who enjoys only the best food. This word also is used in phrases like "glutton for punishment," which you might say about a student who asks for extra homework.

Primary Meanings of glutton

1.
n
a person who is devoted to eating and drinking to excess
2.
n
musteline mammal of northern Eurasia
Full Definitions of glutton
1

n a person who is devoted to eating and drinking to excess

Synonyms:
gourmand, gourmandizer, trencherman
Type of:
eater, feeder
someone who consumes food for nourishment
2

n musteline mammal of northern Eurasia

Synonyms:
Gulo gulo, wolverine
Type of:
mustelid, musteline, musteline mammal
fissiped fur-bearing carnivorous mammals

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