Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In a greedy manner; with keen or ardent desire; avidly; eagerly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a greedy manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a greedy manner; with reference to food, voraciously; ravenously; with a coarse exhibition of appetite: as, to eat or swallow greedily.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a greedy manner

Etymologies

greedy +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • So, I "de-pied" the whole idea and came up with this shiny, perfectly sweet sauce that I just finished licking greedily from the bowl (after using half of it for something else equally tasty, and more portable, that I'll share soon!).

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • Setting down the kettle and pitcher, slopping stew onto the table, he grabbed the coin greedily, watching the mage all the while as though fearful he might make it disappear.

    War of the Twins

  • "Rustlers, I reckon," said Bud as he sank down on a bowlder and drank greedily from the canteen Dick offered.

    The Boy Ranchers in Death Valley or Diamond X and the Poison Mystery

  • He repeated her name greedily, like a child who had just stolen his sibling’s Halloween candy.

    I Wanna Be Your Joey Ramone

  • The findings prompted the National Union of Students (NUS) to accuse university leaders of "greedily" keeping their fee income to themselves, rather than spending it on deprived youngsters.

    Just 1% of poorest students go to Oxbridge

  • Development Community (SADC) observer mission The people of the DRC were "greedily" awaiting election day, said Pahad who visited the country with other SADC ministers to assess its preparations for its first election in over 40 years.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • He popped his lips at the sight of the bottle and suckled greedily.

    Brush of Darkness

  • Roasted for 45 minutes in a 400-degree oven, it was still warm, tender and juicy when I got home and greedily consumed some of it, sharing with my wise cat, Pyewacket.

    Jay Weston: Lindy and Grundy -- Two Women Butchers Take L.A. by Storm

  • By rotating the entire game board, you can guide him anywhere you wish; into confrontations with the monsters that dwell in the dungeons, or to greedily grab the treasures that litter the game.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • His fingers skittered greedily across my breast, pinching the nipple.

    The Art of Seducing a Naked Werewolf

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