grasping


grasping
[[t]grɑ͟ːspɪŋ, græ̱sp-[/t]]
ADJ-GRADED (disapproval)
If you describe someone as grasping, you are criticizing them for wanting to get and keep as much money as possible, and for being unwilling to spend it.

...a greedy grasping drug-ridden individual...

They were grasping and manipulative.


English dictionary. 2008.

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