HyperDic: avaricious

English > 1 sense of the word avaricious:
ADJECTIVEallavaricious, covetous, grabby, grasping, greedy, prehensileimmoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth
English > avaricious: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningimmoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth.
Example"they are avaricious and will do anything for money"
Synonymscovetous, grabby, grasping, greedy, prehensile
Broaderacquisitiveeager to acquire and possess things especially material possessions or ideas
Spanishavariciosa, avaricioso, avarienta, avariento, avaro, ávida, ávido, codicioso, mezquina
Catalanavar, avariciós, cobdiciós
Nounsavaricereprehensible acquisitiveness
avarice, avariciousnessextreme / extreme greed for material wealth
Adverbsavariciouslyin a greedy manner

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