1. very eager to acquire material things; consumed by selfish desires.
- greedy for money and power
2. (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous
- greedy for fame
3. wanting to eat or drink more than one can reasonably consume
- don't be greedy with the cookies
Similar word(s): gluttonous
Sentences with greedy as an adjective:
- This regular expression performs a greedy match.