Definition of GREEDY

Adjective : GREEDY

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth; "they are avaricious and will do anything for money"; "casting covetous eyes on his neighbor's fields"; "a grasping old miser"; "grasping commercialism"; "greedy for money and power"; "grew richer and greedier"; "prehensile employers stingy with raises for their employees" ;

  • 2. (

    ) (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous; "avid for adventure"; "an avid ambition to succeed"; "fierce devouring affection"; "the esurient eyes of an avid curiosity"; "greedy for fame" ;

  • 3. (

    ) wanting to eat or drink more than one can reasonably consume; "don't be greedy with the cookies" ;

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