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greedy

greed·y

greedy

 
pronunciation:
gri di
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: greedier, greediest
definition 1: extremely desirous of wealth or possessions.
synonyms:
acquisitive, avaricious, grasping
similar words:
covetous, mercenary, possessive, venal
definition 2: strongly desirous; eager (often fol. by for or of).
greedy for news about her relatives
synonyms:
anxious, avid, eager, hungry, ravenous
similar words:
agog, desirous, impatient, solicitous
definition 3: gluttonous.
synonyms:
gluttonous, voracious
similar words:
hoggish, insatiable, piggish, rapacious, ravening
derivations: greedily (adv.), greediness (n.)
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