immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth;
"they are avaricious and will do anything for money"
"casting covetous eyes on his neighbor's fields"
"a grasping old miser"
"greedy for money and power"
"grew richer and greedier"
"prehensile employers stingy with raises for their employees"
- He is so avaricious that we call him a blood sucker.
- Midas is a legendary king of Phrygia who was insatiably avaricious.
- avarice 贪财