Adjective "Greedy" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Greedy


    Definition:

    1. excessively or inordinately desirous of wealth, profit, etc.; avaricious: the greedy owners of the company.

    2. having a strong or great desire for food or drink.

    3. keenly desirous; eager (often followed by of or for): greedy for praise.

    Examples:

    "investors can be greedy for yields."

    "voters can be greedy for patronages."

    "schools can be greedy in moneys."

    "people can be greedy to extents."

    "people can be greedy for places."

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