Definition of power-hungry in English:


Syllabification: pow·er-hun·gry


  • 1Having a strong desire for power: the power-hungry and evil dictator
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    • A very Senior Official had pleaded with another power-hungry local official to at least allow me to attend the last Council Meeting.
    • The players are greedy, wanting more than they need or are probably worth, and are power hungry.
    • Laurie was highly dedicated, not personally ambitious or power hungry.
  • 1.1(Of a device) using or requiring a lot of electrical power: power-hungry processors

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