Being greedy means you want more and more of something, especially money. But you can be greedy for just about anything, including food, drink, or fame.

People who are greedy are a little too interested in having something. Usually, that something is money. Rich people who keep trying to get more and more money are often accused by being greedy. A gluttonous person is greedy for food. If you're obsessed with something and can't get enough of it, you're greedy for it. This is a word for extreme, grasping, devouring behavior.

Definitions of greedy

adj immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth

greedy for money and power”
“grew richer and greedier
avaricious, covetous, grabby, grasping, prehensile
eager to acquire and possess things especially material possessions or ideas

adj (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous

greedy for fame”
avid, devouring, esurient
desirous, wishful
having or expressing desire for something

adj wanting to eat or drink more than one can reasonably consume

“don't be greedy with the cookies”
given to excess in consumption of especially food or drink

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