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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 greedy /ˈgridi/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Greed·y a. [Compar. Greedier superl. Greediest.]
 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.
 2. Having a keen desire for anything; vehemently desirous; eager to obtain; avaricious; as, greedy of gain.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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,
      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),
      3: wanting to eat or drink more than one can reasonably
         consume; "don't be greedy with the cookies"
      [also: greediest, greedier]