Greedier
Greedy Greed"y (gr[=e]d"[y^]), a. [Compar. {Greedier} (-[i^]*[~e]r); superl. {Greediest}.] [OE. gredi, AS. gr[=ae]dig, gr[=e]dig; akin to D. gretig, OS. gr[=a]dag, OHG. gr[=a]tag, Dan. graadig, OSw. gradig, gr[*a]dig, Icel. gr[=a][eth]ugr, Goth. gr[=e]dags greedy, gr[=e]d[=e]n to be hungry; cf. Skr. g[.r]dh to be greedy. Cf. {Greed.}] 1. Having a keen appetite for food or drink; ravenous; voracious; very hungry; -- followed by of; as, a lion that is greedy of his prey. [1913 Webster]

2. Having a keen desire for anything; vehemently desirous; eager to obtain; avaricious; as, {greedy} of gain. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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