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Source : Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

Greedy \Greed"y\, a. [Compar. {Greedier} (-[i^]-[~e]r); superl.
   {Greediest}.] [OE. gredi, AS. gr?dig, gr?dig; akin to D.
   gretig, OS. gr?dag, OHG. gr?tag, Dan. graadig, OSw. gradig,
   gr?dig, Icel. gra?ugr, Goth. gr?dags greedy, gr?d?n to be
   hungry; cf. Skr. grdh to be greedy. Cf. {Greed.}]
   1. Having a keen appetite for food or drink; ravenous;
      voracious; very hungry; -- followed by of; as, a lion that
      is greedy of his prey.

   2. Having a keen desire for anything; vehemently desirous;
      eager to obtain; avaricious; as, {greedy} of gain.

Source : WordNet®

     See {greedy}

     adj 1: immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth; "they are
            avaricious and will do anything for money"; "casting
            covetous eyes on his neighbor's fields"; "a grasping
            old miser"; "grasping commercialism"; "greedy for
            money and power"; "grew richer and greedier";
            "prehensile employers stingy with raises for their
            employees" [syn: {avaricious}, {covetous}, {grabby}, {grasping},
     2: (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous;
        "avid for adventure"; "an avid ambition to succeed";
        "fierce devouring affection"; "the esurient eyes of an
        avid curiosity"; "greedy for fame" [syn: {avid}, {devouring(a)},
     3: wanting to eat or drink more than one can reasonably
        consume; "don't be greedy with the cookies"
     [also: {greediest}, {greedier}]
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