English adjective: greedy
|1.||greedy immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth|
|Samples||They are avaricious and will do anything for money.|
Casting covetous eyes on his neighbor's fields.
A grasping old miser.
Greedy for money and power.
Grew richer and greedier.
Prehensile employers stingy with raises for their employees.
|Synonyms||avaricious, covetous, grabby, grasping, prehensile|
|2.||greedy (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous|
|Samples||Avid for adventure.|
An avid ambition to succeed.
Fierce devouring affection.
The esurient eyes of an avid curiosity.
Greedy for fame.
|Synonyms||avid, devouring, esurient|
|3.||greedy wanting to eat or drink more than one can reasonably consume|
|Samples||Don't be greedy with the cookies.|