greedy
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greedy(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (avaricious)
a. codicioso
Ebenezer Scrooge was a greedy man.Ebenezer Scrooge era un hombre codicioso.
b. avaro
You have to stop being so greedy and learn to be more selfless.Tienes que dejar de ser tan avara y aprender a ser más abnegada.
2. (excessive eater)
a. glotón
The greedy little boy always steals the other children's sweets.El niñito glotón siempre se roba los dulces de los otros niños.
b. goloso
I don't know how you manage to stay so thin and be so greedy.No sé cómo logras permanecer tan delgado y ser tan goloso.
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greedy
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (for food)
a. glotón(a)
2. (for material things)
a. codicioso(a), ávido(a)
to be greedy for somethingestar ávido de algo
3. (colloquial)
a.
greedy gutstragón(ona) m,f
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greedy [ˈɡriːdɪ]
adjective
greedier (comparative)greediest (superlative) codicioso;for de; (for food) goloso
don't be so greedy! ¡no seas glotón!
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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greedy boy
niño glotón
greedy and selfish
codicioso y egoísta
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