adjective, greed·i·er, greed·i·est.
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In 2017, the bubble was inflated by so-called Initial Coin Offerings, which saw hucksters sell mostly worthless new currencies to a greedy and gullible public, and then plow the profits back into Bitcoin.The return of $20,000 Bitcoin: what’s different this time around|Jeff|November 18, 2020|Fortune
John Mackey, in a burst of typical authenticity, called the hedge fund “greedy bastards.”How to Succeed by Being Authentic (Hint: Carefully) (Ep. 438)|Stephen J. Dubner|November 5, 2020|Freakonomics
The more punitive might argue that it was fit punishment for a writer who admits to being “greedily visual.”Blindness as a Way of Seeing: Candia McWilliam’s Powerful Memoir|Lucy Scholes|April 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I could see Laila's eyes widen as she greedily fed on the male.The Extinction Parade: An Original Zombie Story by Max Brooks|Max Brooks|January 14, 2011|DAILY BEAST
In spite of all his Indian stoicism, Curumilla literally seized the food as soon as it appeared, and devoured it greedily.The Pearl of the Andes|Gustave Aimard
A silence, and he greedily describes the young woman I had noticed.Very Woman|Remy de Gourmont
He took it all into his heart, covetously, greedily, trying to fix it there forever.Robert Elsmere|Mrs. Humphry Ward
I watered the horse at the waterfall, and then, after greedily inhaling once or twice the fresh air of the southern night.A Hero of Our Time|M. Y. Lermontov
I say,—the present is mine, and I will enjoy it, as greedily as a child.Hereward, The Last of the English|Charles Kingsley