acquisitive, close-fisted, covetous, grasping, greedy, mean, miserable, miserly, niggardly, parsimonious, penny-pinching, penurious, rapacious, snoep (S. Afr. informal) stingy, tight-arsed (taboo slang) tight as a duck's arse (taboo slang) tight-assed (U.S. taboo slang)
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An avaricious person is very greedy for money or possessions. adj usu ADJ n (disapproval)
He sacrificed his own career so that his avaricious brother could succeed.
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