greedier greedier  /ˌɡri di ər/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth
  2. (adj) (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous
  3. (adj) wanting to eat or drink more than one can reasonably consume

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. And Skaggs did wonder if the city's gas-fired wakefulness had begun to overstimulate its inhabitants, make them merrier, louder, funnier, stranger, greedier, crazed.
  2. The alphas are quicker, more curious, greedier for space, milk, Mom--and they stay that way for life.
  3. For now, the greedier landlords would do well to heed pleas by some reasonable real estate men for voluntary limits on rent increasesperhaps 15% on a two-year lease.

Quotes

  1. "My first two goals were a bit similar just cross shots when I decided to be a bit greedier than normal. And the third was just a great ball by 'Wazza' [Rooney] and I just managed to keep calm," said Walcott. "You have to take the...
    on Sep 10, 2008 By: Theo Walcott Source: InTheNews.co.uk

  2. "I'm a little surprised I'm still playing," Kalu, 31, said. "When I came into the league, I thought I wanted to get through my four-year deal, but as the years go by, I get greedier and greedier."
    on Mar 3, 2007 By: ND Kalu Source: Houston Chronicle

  3. But, as Mark Kurlansky writes in his book "Cod": "If ever there were a fish made to endure, it is the Atlantic cod -- the common fish. But it has among its predators man, an openmouthed species greedier than cod."
    on Sep 19, 2005 By: Mark Kurlansky Source: Boston Globe (registration)

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