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Definition of Rapacious


  1. Given to plunder; disposed or accustomed to seize by violence; seizing by force.
  2. Accustomed to seize food; subsisting on prey, or animals seized by violence; as, a tiger is a rapacious animal; a rapacious bird.
  3. Avaricious; grasping; extortionate; also, greedy; ravenous; voracious; as, rapacious usurers; a rapacious appetite.

Rapacious Translations

rapacious in German is Raubgierig
rapacious in Hungarian is kapzsi, telhetetlen
rapacious in Spanish is rapaz
rapacious in Swedish is rovgirig