Definition of Greedily

1. Adverb. In a greedy manner.

Exact synonyms: Avariciously, Covetously
Partainyms: Avaricious, Covetous, Greedy



Definition of Greedily

1. adv. In a greedy manner.

Definition of Greedily

1. Adverb. In a greedy manner; with keen or ardent desire; avidly; eagerly. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Greedily

1. greedy [adv] - See also: greedy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Greedily

grecques
gree
greeble
greebles
greebo
greebos
greeces
greecious
greed
greedfest
greedfests
greedhead
greedheads
greedier
greediest
greedily (current term)
greediness
greedinesses
greedless
greedmeister
greedmeisters
greedoid
greedoids
greeds
greedsome
greedy
greedyguts
greegree
greegrees
greeing

Literary usage of Greedily

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1. Walden; Or, Life in the Woods: Or, Life in the Woods by Henry David Thoreau (1893)
"I think I shall not buy greedily, but go round and round it as long as I live, and be buried in it first, that it may please me the more at last. ..."

2. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood, John Christopher Atkinson (1872)
"... greedily, like a gully-gut ; Lat. gula, the throat. All from the sound of water mixed with air in a confined space. Sc. guller, puller, to make a noise ..."

3. "Here Lies": Being a Collection of Ancient and Modern, Humorous and Queer by Walter Henry Howe (1900)
"Death came into the garden, and could see But one fine flower, and snatched it greedily greedily indeed. ..."

4. The History of Modern Europe: With an Account of the Decline & Fall of the by William Russell, Charles Coote (1822)
"And the prince of Orange did not fail to propagate the improbable tale; which, in the present state of men's minds, was greedily received by the populace ..."

5. The History of Modern Europe: with an Account of the Decline and Fall of the by William Russell (1837)
"And the prince of Orange did not fail to propagate the improbable tale; which, in the present state of men's minds, was greedily received by the populace ..."

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