greedy

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈgriːdi/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈgridi/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(grēdē)


Inflections of 'greedy' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
greedier
adj comparative
greediest
adj superlative
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greedy

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. a greedy [man, child, dog]
  2. a greedy [scoundrel, crook, robber, criminal]
  3. a greedy [player, fighter, teammate, coworker]
  4. greedy corporations
  5. greedy [paws, eyes, hands, stomachs]
  6. greedy [stares, smiles, looks]
  7. greedy [thoughts, minds, intentions]
  8. too greedy for his own good!
  9. don't be so greedy!
  10. greedy for [money, success, fame, love, acceptance, more]
  11. greedy and [selfish, hungry, rude, grasping]
  12. vulgar, slang, UK: you greedy [git, bugger, bastard, pig, cow]!
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