- The definition of avaricious is greedy and money-hungry.
An example or avaricious is someone who charges his friends extra money when paying for a meal.
avaricious definition by Webster's New World
full of avarice; greedy for riches
avaricious definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Immoderately desirous of wealth or gain; greedy.
- avˌa·riˈcious·ly adverb
- avˌa·riˈcious·ness noun