Greedy vs Vulturous - What's the difference?

greedy | vulturous |


As adjectives the difference between greedy and vulturous

is that greedy is having greed; consumed by selfish desires while vulturous is having the features of a vulture; especially those of being rapacious, greedy, or scavenging.

greedy

English

Adjective

(er)
  • Having greed; consumed by selfish desires.
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  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=“[…] Churchill, my dear fellow, we have such greedy sharks, and wolves in lamb's clothing. Oh, dear, there's so much to tell you, so many warnings to give you, but all that must be postponed for the moment.”}}
  • Prone to overeat.
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  • Synonyms

    * gluttonous * See also

    Derived terms

    * greed (by back-formation) * greediness * greedy-guts

    Anagrams

    * (l)

    vulturous

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Having the features of a vulture; especially those of being rapacious, greedy, or scavenging.
  • :The attorney licked his lips with vulturous delight as he listened to the man's description of neck pain after the accident.