Avaricious - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌævəˈrɪʃəs|  American pronunciation of the word avaricious
Brit.  |avəˈrɪʃəs|  British pronunciation of the word avaricious

adjective

- immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth(syn: covetous, grabby, grasping, greedy, prehensile)

they are avaricious and will do anything for money

Examples

...an avaricious scheme to con the elderly couple out of thousands of dollars...

they are avaricious and will do anything for money

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