Pronunciation: (grē'dē), [key]
—adj., greed•i•er, greed•i•est.
1. excessively or inordinately desirous of wealth, profit, etc.; avaricious: the greedy owners of the company.
2. having a strong or great desire for food or drink.
3. keenly desirous; eager (often fol. by of or for): greedy for praise.
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