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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋgridI 〕


〔 ˊɡriːdi 〕

Overview of adj greedy

The adj greedy has 3 senses

  • avaricious, covetous, grabby, grasping, greedy, prehensile -- (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")

  • avid, devouring, esurient, greedy -- ((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")

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