[ grab-ee ]
/ ˈgræb i /

adjective, grab·bi·er, grab·bi·est.

tending to grab or grasp for gain; greedy: a grabby ticket scalper.
Slang. provoking immediate attention or interest; arresting: a poster with some really grabby artwork.
having a capacity for or tendency toward holding, grasping, or sticking: Car tires that are too grabby waste fuel.


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Origin of grabby

First recorded in 1905–10; grab1 + -y1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for grabby

/ (ˈɡræbɪ) /

adjective -bier or -biest

greedy or selfish
direct, stimulating, or attention-grabbinggrabbier opening paragraphs
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