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