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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

All the seven deadly sins are man's true nature. To be greedy. To be hateful. To have lust. Of course, you have to control them, but if you're made to feel guilty for being human, then you're going to be trapped in a never-ending sin-and-repent cycle that you can't escape from.
Marilyn Manson

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

We simply attempt to be fearful when others are greedy and to be greedy only when others are fearful.
Warren Buffett

Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Niccolo Machiavelli
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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