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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I just told her plainly that currant wine wasn't meant to be drunk three tumblerfuls at a time and that if a child I had to do with was so greedy I'd sober her up with a right good spanking.
His greedy eyes had noted the great ivory tusks of the bull.
At Turlington's appearance, the old man rose on the bed and welcomed him with greedy eyes and outstretched hand.
Though the barber had drank down this story with greedy ears, he was not yet satisfied.
A hawklike, greedy, cruel expression was left upon it.
They had a little conchological cabinet, and a little metallurgical cabinet, and a little mineralogical cabinet; and the specimens were all arranged and labelled, and the bits of stone and ore looked as though they might have been broken from the parent substances by those tremendously hard instruments their own names; and, to paraphrase the idle legend of Peter Piper, who had never found his way into their nursery, If the greedy little Gradgrinds grasped at more than this, what was it for good gracious goodness' sake, that the greedy little Gradgrinds grasped it!
But if I go halves, I'll go 'em fair; only I wouldn't be a greedy.
Not but that the puff was very nice, for Maggie's palate was not at all obtuse, but she would have gone without it many times over, sooner than Tom should call her greedy and be cross with her.
He said: "I appeal to the Unite members we employ not to be greedy.
The king became very greedy and didn't let the horse stop.
The mess was caused by the banking crash, which was caused by greedy bankers.
Aristoddlers Presents: The Greedy King is a children's picturebook adaptation of the Greek story of King Croesus and the wise man Solon, as written by Herodotus in "The Histories" during the 5th century B.
Once CEOs were assessed as greedy, the researchers looked at the shareholder value of their companies.
Ice cream company Yummy Yorkshire, fudge manufacturer Fudgerrific and meat supplier Greedy Little Pig were among the regional winners.
11, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Pixowl is proud to announce a new update to its title, Greedy Grub, available worldwide on the Google Play marketplace for Android and App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.