acquisitive[ə kwiz′ə tiv]
acquisitive definition by Webster's New World
eager to acquire; good at getting and holding wealth, etc.; grasping
Origin: Late Latin acquisitivus ; from past participle of Classical Latin acquirere: see acquire
acquisitive definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Characterized by a strong desire to gain and possess.
- Tending to acquire and retain ideas or information: an acquisitive mind.
- ac·quisˈi·tive·ly adverb
- ac·quisˈi·tive·ness noun
- ac·quisˈi·tor noun