greedily greedily  /ˈɡri də li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a greedy manner

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. To many, China's new moguls seem as greedily and crookedly voracious as America's 19th century robber barons.
  2. It's to good to be touched by someone, to be felt so greedily, to feel so greedy.
  3. For some reason our society constantly and greedily demands to know about what is wrong, while disregarding or belittling everything that is positive.

News

  • FIFA 14 sports Gareth Bale on UK cover

    Tottenham superstar Gareth Bale shares the UK cover of FIFA 14 with boxart-everpresent Lionel Messi, essentially notching the most lucrative UK soccer accolade behind the Players' Association and Football Writers' gongs, which he greedily gobbled up last season. The news could be big for other reasons; with Bale a widely speculated transfer target of Euro-giants Real Madrid, his cover appearance ...
    on July 16, 2013     Source: Joystiq

Quotes

  1. "The sublimely pleasurable taste of bacon:was further enhanced by its mingling with the barbeque sauce, greedily licked off as it dripped down my teenage fingers," Padma wrote in her 2007 cookbook, Tangy, Tart, Hot and Sweet, about devouring her...
    on Mar 25, 2009 By: Padma Lakshmi Source: E! Online

  2. "The gazing populace receive greedily, without examination, whatever soothes superstition and promotes wonder," wrote skeptical philosopher David Hume.
    on Jun 22, 2010 By: David Hume Source: Wall Street Journal

  3. "They greedily took advantage of a system designed to help those who are truly in need," said District Attorney Kathleen Rice.
    on Mar 5, 2010 By: Kathleen Rice Source: Newsday (subscription)

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