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Synonyms for grabby

having a strong urge to obtain or possess something, especially material wealth, in quantity

Synonyms for grabby

immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth

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GRABBY DEVELOPERS know a sure way to overcome resistance from an owner who refuses to sell his property: Declare it blighted.
But with a grabby premise and careful plotting, he keeps you turning the pages through the shocking gut-punch of an ending.
Mills High School sophomore defender Jaylen Clark gets bit too grabby trying to make a stop against Little Rock Parkview's Rondale Young during their Kickoff Classic game while Dantrell Washington helps out.
php) weekly newspaper has dubbed the grabby perpetrator "Jack The Gripper" as well as "John Wayne Embracey.
His giddy, grabby, ever-peeping Toms might be one's own avid, unshielded eyes peering through Duchamp's Etant Donnes, surveying, awestruck, the forbidden: a torch, a landscape, a waterfall, a pudendum, a window of wonder.
The girls said he was pushy, overly grabby and forceful.
THERE'S grubby - not to say grabby - and then there's Fergie.
The grabby trainee is found to have been stealing and the tables are turned.
DAVE This "accidental" act is a total no-no, so you've gotta stop the grabby guy in his tracks.
Grabby Big Tom Bumble was strolling down the street when he spied a man selling hot dogs.
One can also vary the isocyanate choice to generate a coating with haptics that range from a suede or velvety feel to more of a rubbery, grabby type feel.
I imagine that on the ceiling of these warehouses are vast Scalextric-type tracks, onto which a grabby arm is attached.
He is too restless, too intelligent, too grabby a man and too ruled by his appetites to lay low for 48 consecutive months unless she can harness him to a treadmill in the basement.