Definition of Too-greedy

1. Adjective. Excessively gluttonous.

Exact synonyms: Overgreedy
Similar to: Gluttonous



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Too-greedy

tonsured
tonsures
tonsuring
tontine
tontine insurance
tontiner
tontiners
tontines
tontons
tonus
tonuses
tony
too
too-careful
too-generous
too-greedy (current term)
too bad
too bad, so sad
too big for one's boots
too big for one's breeches
too big for one's britches
too big to fail
too clever by half
too hot to hold
too large
too little
too little, too late
too many cooks spoil the broth
too much
too much(p)

Literary usage of Too-greedy

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1. Rural Rides in the Counties of Surrey, Kent, Sussex, Hants, Berks, Oxford by William Cobbett (1908)
"This is being too greedy. It is impossible that they can gain by this. What they gain one way they lose the other way ; and I verily believe, that the most ..."

2. Rural Rides: In the Counties of Surrey, Kent, Sussex, Hants, Berks, Oxford by William Cobbett (1885)
"This is being too greedy. It is impossible that they can gain by this. What they gain one way they lose the other way ; and I verily believe, that the most ..."

3. Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events (1875)
"She may have too many and too greedy go-betweens, and she needs justice in the transportation of her products; but these evils remedied, the burden of her ..."

4. Rural Rides in the Counties of Surrey, Kent, Sussex, Hants, Berks, Oxford by William Cobbett (1908)
"This is being too greedy. It is impossible that they can gain by this. What they gain one way they lose the other way ; and I verily believe, that the most ..."

5. Sport in East Central Africa: Being an Account of Hunting Trips in by Frederick Vaughan Kirby (1899)
"... camp— Lichtenstein and wart-hog—Brief entries—How to avoid fever—The helmet a fraud — An experience with lions—Too greedy—Hyaenas—Game plentiful—Fast in ..."

6. Swinton's Advanced First, Second Reader by William Swinton (1886)
"Be Not Too Greedy. charmed fool'ish hap'pens eon-tent' greed'y lose (looz) FIRST READING. As a little boy was playing in the garden a bird began to sing. ..."

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