Definition of avariciously in US English:



  • See avaricious

    • ‘As China sheds its cultural opposition to consumerism, decadence and so on, it is quickly and avariciously making the move from commodity manufacturing to rolling-out consumer brands.’
    • ‘She enjoyed deciphering the strange pictures, and soon avariciously poured over the manuscripts.’
    • ‘TV dramas and shows are partly to blame for this trend if people pursue money avariciously.’
    • ‘When the conversation shifted away from him for a moment he glanced avariciously around the dining hall.’
    • ‘I especially liked the way that PC looked avariciously at it last night and said ‘Ohhh, where did you get that?’’