Synonyms for Avaricious:
grasping, grabby, greedy, covetous, prehensile.
monopolistic, mercenary, money-grubbing, acquisitive, hoarding, possessive, usurious, miserly, selfish, venal, rapacious, grasping, sordid, greedy, Cadging.
rapacious, hoarding, selfish, covetous, money-grubbing.
n.desire, give, hungry. •avaricious (noun)
grabby, acquisitive, greedy, grasping, covetous, prehensile.
Usage examples for avaricious
The lovely Elspeth wept in her room over her husband's ill- nature, and she often wished she were back again in her father's mean cottage instead of having to live in the house of the rich, avaricious and hard- hearted Peter. – The Marvellous History of the Shadowless Man and The Cold Heart by Adelbert von Chamisso Wilhelm Hauff