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  Words related to greedy

Related / Similar Words: avaricious, covetous, grabby, grasping, prehensile, avid, devouring(a), esurient

 

Definition:
  • wanting to eat or drink more than one can reasonably consume; "don''t be greedy with the cookies";
  • 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 greed;
  • (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";

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    Language Translations:
    Afrikaans: gulsig   Albanian: lakmitar  
    Chinese: 贪吃的   Dutch: hebzuchtig  
    Finnish: ahne   French: glouton  
    German: gierig   Ido: avida  
    Italian: ingordo   Japanese: 貪欲な  
    Korean: 욕심 많은   Portuguese: guloso  
    Russian: жадный   Spanish: codicioso  
    Swedish: girig   Telugu: పొగరు  
     
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