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Adjective: greedy (greedier,greediest)  gree-dee
  1. Immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth
    "greedy for money and power"; "grew richer and greedier";
    - avaricious, covetous, grabby [N. Amer], grasping, prehensile
  2. (often followed by 'for') ardently or excessively desirous
    "greedy for fame";
    - avid, devouring, esurient
  3. Wanting to eat or drink more than one can reasonably consume
    "don't be greedy with the cookies"

Derived forms: greedier, greediest

See also: acquisitive, desirous, gluttonous, wishful

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