Prone to overeat.
Other Word Forms of Greedy
Origin of Greedy
From Middle English gredy, from Old English grǣdiġ (“greedy, hungry, eager”), from Proto-Germanic *grēdagaz (“hungry”), from Proto-Germanic *grēdaz, *grēduz, *grēdô (“hunger”), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰAr(e)dʰ-, *gʰrēdʰ- (“to be hungry, long for”), equivalent to greed + -y. Cognate with Old Saxon grādag ("gladly, willingly" compare Dutch graag), Old High German grātag (“greedy”), Danish grådig (“greedy”) (from Old Norse gráðigr (“greedy”), gráði (“greed, hunger”)), Gothic (grēdags, “hungry”). Non-Germanic cognates include Albanian ngordh (“to crave for, starve, die”).
Middle English gredi from Old English grǣdig gher-2 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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