Translation of greedy in Spanish:
adjective -dier, -diest
- 1 (for food, drink) you greedy pig!¡mira que eres glotón or (in Southern Cone also) angurriento!Example sentences
- It's partly the result, he says, of our endless greedy appetite for the good things of life.
- Dennis groped his greedy hands over the box of food that Adrian had kept so securely beside him.
- The blackcurrant bush is alive with the wings and chirps of greedy blackbirds gorging themselves.
- 2 (for power, wealth)to be greedy
forsomethingtener ansias or estar ávidogreedy speculators dealgoespeculadores (masculine plural) rapacesExample sentences
- They are sometimes pugilistic, invariably dominant, and often greedy for power.
- She was greedy for power, and didn't let morals get in the way of her pursuit of it.
- Anthony had been the one who was greedy for his family's wealth wanting to use it for his own ends.
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