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Meaning of greedy

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

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

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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