Meaning of “be a glutton for punishment” in the English Dictionary

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"be a glutton for punishment" in British English

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be a glutton for punishment

to be someone who seems to enjoy doing something that you consider unpleasant:

He's a real glutton for punishment, taking on all that extra work without getting paid for it.

(Definition of “be a glutton for punishment” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)