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Definition of Greedy

Greedy

  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.

Greedy Quotations

The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach - waiting for a gift from the sea.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh

My parents survived the Great Depression and brought me up to live within my means, save some for tomorrow, share and don't be greedy, work hard for the necessities in life knowing that money does not make you better or more important than anyone else. So, extravagance has been bred out of my DNA.
David Suzuki

There are a lot of people who really abused sampling and gave it a bad name, by just taking people's entire hit songs and rapping over them. It gave publishers license to get a little greedy.
Beck

Are we like late Rome, infatuated with past glories, ruled by a complacent, greedy elite, and hopelessly powerless to respond to changing conditions?
Camille Paglia

There is a very fine line between loving life and being greedy for it.
Maya Angelou
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Greedy Translations

greedy in Afrikaans is gretig
greedy in Dutch is begerig, happig, belust, gretig
greedy in Finnish is ahne
greedy in French is cupide, glouton, avide
greedy in German is habgierig, gierig
greedy in Italian is vorace
greedy in Latin is avarus
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