greedy

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Synonyms for greedy

Synonyms for greedy

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

wanting to eat or drink more than one can reasonably consume

having an insatiable appetite for an activity or pursuit

Synonyms for greedy

immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth

(often followed by 'for') ardently or excessively desirous

wanting to eat or drink more than one can reasonably consume

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Kenny is totally unselfish but I'd look to improve his attempts on goal and make him a bit greedier.
Detroit and American manufacturing in general suffered because stock market speculators cared only about the next quarter's results, and because unions were greedy, and because managers were greedier still, and because everyone involved viewed the factories as pies to carve up and eat.
Media and marKeting manager Jim said: "I had starved myself all morning and thought I was ready for it but my eyes were greedier than my belly.
One greedier helping of sugary guilt Is churned into stagnated swill Why can't I stop when I've had enough Where is my dignity?
Not this 68-year-old knighted bloke currently running Old Trafford, the panderer to greedy footballers and apologist for even greedier owners.
First and foremost, I wish to convey my special thanks to authorities for helping these greedy guys become greedier due to non-implementation of a rent law in the kingdom.
For while both engines endow this car with impressive performance, they're not going to win any friends among environmentalists, for they are greedier on fuel than most of their rivals and pump out more harmful gases.
But at a time when they're being portrayed as greedier and more grasping than ever, this PR folly plays straight into the hands of farming's detractors.
Francis Maude is a member of the party that did much to make us greedier CASHING IN.
Greedier types, who expect City to bounce back with a vengeance, may prefer the 8/1 marked by Stan James against a 2-0 Coventry success.
We would have been happy with that at the start of the year but as we go further we get that bit greedier - we want it all.
Alex Yepes and Brett Pelch got the biggest share of the money, but then they got even greedier and lied to their crime partners about all the money they stole,'' Chasworth said.
Disturbingly, despite the recession, we seem to have gotten ruder, greedier and more materialistic; otherwise the great ball of Satan's belly button fluff that is 'Black Friday' wouldn't have slithered into our reality.
A Newcastle University study has shown that baby birds that have a difficult start in life grow to be fatter and greedier than their more fortunate siblings.